Special Bulletin

Dec 7, 2022
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), proposed new regulations that would streamline and reduce the burden associated with health plan prior authorization processes and improve the electronic exchange of health care information.
Nov 30, 2022
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Nov. 29 issued a new proposed rule revising the 2020 final rule that established the 340B Administrative Dispute Resolution (ADR) process. HHS notes that the proposed rule better aligns…
Nov 30, 2022
In this proposed rule, HHS seeks to revise, delete, replace or add regulatory language to the Part 2 regulations to align them with those under HIPAA, as well as to improve clarity or readability. The agency notes that it will issue a separate rule on CARES Act provisions related to…
Nov 28, 2022
Hospital and health system leaders can register for a Dec. 6 AHA Advocacy Day event in Washington, D.C. The in-person event will take place from 10 a.m. to noon ET. Attendees also can participate in a networking event on Monday evening, Dec. 5.
Nov 18, 2022
The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 (H.R.5376) signed into law Aug. 16, 2022, (Public Law 117-169) makes tax incentives available to hospitals for energy efficient construction and clean energy vehicles.
Nov 16, 2022
The AHA today released its 2023 Health Care Workforce Scan — an annual snapshot of America’s hospital and health system employment, based on reports, studies and other data sources from leading organizations and researchers.
Nov 3, 2022
The AHA Nov. 9 at 2 p.m. ET will host a special webcast to provide hospital and health system leaders with insight on the election results and what they may mean for health care.
Nov 2, 2022
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Nov. 1 issued a final rule that updates the physician fee schedule (PFS) for calendar year (CY) 2023.
Nov 2, 2022
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Nov. 1 posted its calendar year (CY) 2023 outpatient prospective payment system (OPPS) and ambulatory surgical center (ASC) final rule. The rule increases OPPS rates by a net 3.8% in CY 2023 compared to 2022.