Advisory

Apr 21, 2020
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services April 21 and April 23 will host calls for hospitals, health systems and providers on COVID-19.
Apr 16, 2020
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) yesterday released new guidance implementing several provisions included in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. These provisions include:
Apr 13, 2020
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services April 10 issued a proposed rule for the inpatient psychiatric facility (IPF) prospective payment system for fiscal year 2021.
Apr 10, 2020
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) yesterday released additional new waivers related to COVID-19. The waivers apply nationwide and are retroactive to March 1, 2020. Specifically, the agency provided additional waivers for clinicians that reduce supervision and other requirements…
Apr 8, 2020
The Food and Drug Administration March 22 issued an emergency use authorization for the Battelle Decontamination System for decontaminating compatible N95 and equivalent respirators for reuse by health care personnel. This AHA Coronavirus Update includes information on the Battelle Critical Care…
Apr 1, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic is placing unprecedented demands on the entire health care system. As the number of patients needing acute hospital care rapidly increases, hospitals may be challenged with significant shortages of staff and medical supplies such as personal protective equipment (PPE),…
Mar 31, 2020
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) yesterday released a substantial number of new waivers related to COVID-19. The waivers apply nationwide and are retroactive to March 1, 2020.
Mar 30, 2020
The Vice President, on behalf of President Trump and the White House Coronavirus Task Force, yesterday sent a letter to the nation's hospitals requesting that all hospitals report certain data on COVID-19 testing results, bed and ventilator capacity. In the letter, hospitals were asked to report…