The American Hospital Association has been working to educate policymakers and the public about the significant challenges facing our field. The AHA in 2023 will work with Congress, the Administration, the regulatory agencies, the courts and others to positively influence the public policy…
Feb 2, 2023
- Advocacy & Public Policy
- Novel Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2/COVID-19)
- Access & Health Coverage
- Access to Care in Vulnerable Communities
- Access to Behavioral Health
- Disparities/Equity of Care
- Reducing Healthcare Disparities
- Quality & Patient Safety
- Making Healthcare More Affordable
- Advancing Best Practices for Hospitals & Health Systems
Jan 26, 2023
The Department of Justice announced major law enforcement action to disrupt the Hive ransomware gang that has targeted hospitals and other critical infrastructure.
Dec 20, 2022
The Wall Street Journal today published an article examining several aspects of the 340B Drug Pricing Program. Among other issues, the articles discusses 340B child sites, rural referral centers and charity care.
Dec 19, 2022
A series in the New York Times entitled “profits over patients” has presented a flawed narrative of America’s hospitals — specifically not-for-profit health systems. The
Dec 5, 2022
The Wall Street Journal today published an article examining the federal government’s distribution of COVID-19 emergency funding to hospitals through the Provider Relief Fund (PRF).
Nov 29, 2022
On Oct. 31, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued its calendar year (CY) 2023 final rule for the home health (HH) prospective payment system (PPS).
Nov 18, 2022
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Nov. 1 issued its physician fee schedule (PFS) final rule for calendar year (CY) 2023.
Nov 16, 2022
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on Nov. 1 posted its calendar year (CY) 2023 outpatient prospective payment system (OPPS)/ambulatory surgical center (ASC) final rule. The rule increases OPPS rates by a net 3.8% in CY 2023 compared to 2022.
Nov 10, 2022
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