Special Bulletin

Sep 26, 2007
House and Senate negotiators today tentatively agreed on legislation that partially addresses our concerns about the inpatient prospective payment system \(IPPS\) cuts of 0 billion over five years in the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' \(CMS\) IPPS rule for fiscal year 2008.
Jul 23, 2007
Health For Life Site Launched today
Jun 26, 2007
The Employee Free Choice Act \(S. 1041/ H.R. 800\) the ")card check") bill - failed in the Senate today. During a procedural vote to determine whether the bill itself would be brought up for consideration, supporters failed to attract the necessary 60 ")yeas,") instead garnering only 51.
Jun 14, 2007
The Internal Revenue Service today released the long-promised draft revision of IRS Form 990.
May 25, 2007
The Iraq-Afghanistan supplemental spending bill was passed last night by the House and Senate.
May 23, 2007
Congressional and White House negotiators reportedly struck a deal last night on the supplemental appropriations bill for the war efforts in Iraq and Afghanistan.
May 4, 2007
Yesterday we sent you an AHA Advocacy Action Alert on a letter that Sens. Salazar \(D-CO\) and Pat Roberts \(R-KS\) are asking their colleagues to sign opposing two provisions in the fiscal year \(FY\) 2008 Medicare inpatient prospective payment system proposed rule.
May 2, 2007
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services \(CMS\) yesterday released the rate year \(RY\) 2008 final rule for the long-term care hospital \(LTCH\) prospective payment system \(PPS\).
Apr 20, 2007
AHA Special Bulletin March 22, 2007