Special Bulletin

May 15, 2020
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) yesterday announced that the next deadline for submitting data to inform the agency’s distribution of its supply of remdesivir is Monday, May 18 at 11:59 p.m. ET.
May 15, 2020
The AHA this weekend will launch an ad on national network and cable TV letting the public know that even as we continue to fight COVID-19, hospitals and health systems are still here to care for them in every way, every day. As many Americans have delayed care during this public health crisis, the…
May 12, 2020
House Democrats today unveiled the Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions (HEROES) Act – a $3 trillion COVID-19 relief package. The House is expected to vote on the bill on Friday, and the Senate is not expected to take up the bill in its current form.
May 12, 2020
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services yesterday issued its proposed rule for the inpatient and long-term care hospital prospective payment systems for fiscal year 2021. This special bulletin reviews highlights of the rule’s proposed LTCH provisions; inpatient PPS provisions are covered in a…
May 11, 2020
This document provides analysis of the final rule implementing standards governing health insurance issuers and the Health Insurance Marketplaces (or “exchanges”) for 2021.
May 11, 2020
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) today announced that it is requesting certain data from hospitals to inform HHS’s distribution of its supply of remdesivir, a drug that has shown encouraging results in treating certain COVID-19 patients in early clinical trials.
May 8, 2020
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) this week distributed $22 billion from the Public Health and Social Services Emergency Fund to hospitals with high numbers of COVID-19 admissions, as well as rural hospitals and clinics.
May 8, 2020
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recently issued new Frequently Asked Questions to aid the Medicaid program and Children’s Health Insurance Program in their response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 8, 2020
The Department of Health and Human Services has extended the deadline for health care providers to attest to receipt of payments from the Public Health and Social Services Emergency and accept the terms and conditions.