Advisory

Aug 27, 2019
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Aug. 22 issued a proposed rule to amend sections of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) that dictate restrictions on how federally assisted alcohol or drug abuse programs may use and share patient information.
Aug 20, 2019
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services July 30 issued its fiscal year 2020 final rule for the skilled nursing facility prospective payment system. The rule takes effect Oct. 1.
Aug 20, 2019
On July 31, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services issued its fiscal year 2020 final rule for the inpatient rehabilitation facility prospective payment system. The final rule will take effect Oct. 1.
Aug 19, 2019
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Aug. 2 issued its hospital inpatient prospective payment system and long-term care hospital PPS final rule for fiscal year 2020.
Aug 15, 2019
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services July 29 issued a proposed rule that would update physician fee schedule payments for calendar year (CY) 2020.
Aug 8, 2019
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services July 29 issued its calendar year 2020 outpatient prospective payment system/ambulatory surgical center proposed rule.
Aug 5, 2019
On July 11, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services issued its calendar year 2020 proposed rule for the home health prospective payment system.
Aug 2, 2019
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services July 30 issued a final rule for the inpatient psychiatric facility prospective payment system (PPS) for fiscal year 2020.
Jul 22, 2019
Maternal health is a high priority for the American Hospital Association (AHA). Through the Better Health for Mothers and Babies Initiative, the AHA is pursuing the goal of eliminating maternal mortality and reducing severe morbidity.