The CMS Feb. 6 released a Frequently Asked Questions document pursuant to the calendar year 2024 Medicare Advantage final rule, which went into effect Jan. 1.
On Feb. 2, a bipartisan group of six senators released a draft bill called the Supporting Underserved and Strengthening Transparency, Accountability, and Integrity Now and for the Future (SUSTAIN) 340B Act.
The AHA supports policies and legislation that enable rural hospitals to care for their communities. The Rural Advocacy Agenda outlines some key areas of focus for our 2024 advocacy agenda.
The CMS Jan. 17 finalized new regulations intended to streamline and reduce the burden associated with health plan prior authorization processes.
The American Hospital Association has been working to educate policymakers and the public about the significant challenges facing our field. The AHA in 2024 will work with Congress, the Administration, the regulatory agencies, the courts and others to positively influence the public policy…
President Biden October 30 issued an Executive Order (EO) on the use of artificial intelligence (AI) that attempts to strike a balance between managing the risks and encouraging innovation.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Nov. 15 issued a final rule requiring the disclosure of ownership, managerial and other information for skilled-nursing facilities (SNFs) and nursing facilities (NFs).
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on Nov. 1 issued its calendar year (CY) 2024 final rule for the home health (HH) prospective payment system (PPS). New policies will generally be effective Jan. 1, 2024. Key Highlights The rule will: