Advisory

Sep 6, 2019
Recent articles in both national and local media have again put hospital billing and collection practices into the spotlight. The AHA continues to encourage all member hospitals and health systems to review their policies and procedures, and how they are presented to patients and the public. As…
Sep 6, 2019
One year after the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) declared an outbreak of Ebola, the situation has improved, but the outbreak continues.
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.