Special Bulletin

Nov 12, 2020
With the COVID-19 pandemic reaching the point in which vaccines against the coronavirus may soon be publicly available, the AHA is helping hospitals and health systems prepare for their arrival, while promoting public confidence in Food and Drug Administration-approved SARS-CoV-2 vaccines.
Nov 10, 2020
The Food and Drug Administration Nov. 10 issued an emergency use authorization (EUA) for Eli Lilly and Company’s monoclonal antibody therapy, bamlanivimab. The EUA authorizes the product’s use, but only in outpatient settings; additionally, it sets forth the type of patients eligible to receive the…
Nov 5, 2020
In anticipation of the likely issuance of emergency use authorizations (EUAs) for at least two monoclonal antibody therapeutic drugs developed to treat certain COVID-19 positive patients, Operation Warp Speed released an initial playbook to assist providers in planning. The playbook lays out…
Nov 5, 2020
The AHA Nov. 10, at 2 p.m. ET will host an all-member live virtual advocacy event.
Nov 2, 2020
The Department of Health and Human Services issued an important clarification to its Oct. 22 reporting requirements for providers that received Provider Relief Fund payments.
Oct 30, 2020
In anticipation of the likely issuance of emergency use authorizations (EUAs) for at least two monoclonal antibody therapeutic drugs developed to treat certain COVID-19 positive patients, providers should begin planning for the distribution and administration process of these therapeutics.
Oct 30, 2020
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Oct. 29 issued a final rule to update the home health (HH) prospective payment system for calendar year (CY) 2021.
Oct 30, 2020
Federal agencies this morning are providing new information on an imminent ransomware threat to U.S. hospitals.
Oct 29, 2020
The Departments of Health and Human Services, Treasury and Labor today released a final rule imposing new transparency requirements on non-grandfathered group health plans and issuers of non-grandfathered health insurance coverage in the individual and group markets.
Oct 29, 2020
This Special Bulletin details the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) for Health Information Technology’s interim final rule with comment period to delay the Nov. 2 compliance date for the information blocking provisions of ONC’s Cures Act final rule, while also extending timelines for certain…