Advisory

Feb 7, 2022
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 2020 advocacy agenda.
Feb 1, 2022
AHA advisory warning of potential increase in cyber threats stemming from possible Russia/Ukraine conflict.
Jan 12, 2022
On Jan. 7, the U.S. Supreme Court held oral argument to consider the injunctions that blocked the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) rule requiring covered facilities to ensure that their staff are vaccinated against COVID-19 (subject to medical and religious exemptions).
Dec 3, 2021
The Department of Justice’s (DOJ’s) Antitrust Division and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) (together, the “Antitrust Agencies”) Dec. 6 and 7 will host a virtual public workshop addressing non-compete clauses in employment agreements and other forms of employee-restrictive covenants. This panel…
Nov 30, 2021
At A Glance Please note, on Dec. 11, President Biden signed legislation that delays by one year (until Jan. 1, 2023) the clinical laboratory reporting requirements discussed in this advisory. It also delays for one year payment cuts under the CLFS that would have otherwise been imposed starting…
Nov 22, 2021
We appreciate CMS’ issuance of a streamlined rule, which allows HH agencies and their hospital and other local partners to focus on their response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Nov 22, 2021
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Nov. 2 issued a final rule that updates physician fee schedule (PFS) payments for calendar year (CY) 2022.
Nov 17, 2021
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on Nov. 16 published its calendar year (CY) 2022 outpatient prospective payment system (OPPS)/ambulatory surgical center (ASC) final rule.
Nov 16, 2021
The AHA Nov. 22 will launch a national, multi-faceted “thank you” campaign to express the organization’s profound appreciation for our nation’s hospital and health care workers and reiterate how highly they are valued.
Oct 28, 2021
The documentary feature film, INHOSPITABLE, will premiere at the DOC NYC film festival on Nov. 13. According to the film’s website, it purports to “expose American hospitals’ significant role in our broken healthcare system.”