Jun 9, 2021
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) recently announced expanded COVID-19 response efforts in rural communities. Specifically, HRSA will increase the number of vaccines sent to rural communities, expand testing and other COVID-19 prevention services, and work to increase vaccine…
May 26, 2021
At Issue On April 27, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services issued its fiscal year 2022 proposed rule for the inpatient and long-term care hospital prospective payment systems. This advisory covers the rule’s LTCH-related provisions. We issued a separate advisory on the inpatient PPS…
May 21, 2021
This cyber advisory reflects the FBI’s May 20 Conti alert, along with resources from AHA and other organizations.
May 18, 2021
There are a number of events this week focused on hospital mergers and acquisitions and financials that could generate national media attention, as well as interest from local media. More details on those events, as well as a number of efforts the AHA has already taken and additional resources to…
May 3, 2021
The hospital price transparency rule took effect Jan. 1, 2021. CMS verified for the AHA that the agency has begun proactive audits of hospital websites and a review of complaints submitted through the CMS Hospital Price Transparency website.
Apr 9, 2021
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) April 7 issued its fiscal year (FY) 2022 proposed rule for the inpatient psychiatric facility (IPF) prospective payment system (PPS). CMS will accept comments on this rule through June 7.