AHA thanks Senators Cortez Masto and Roberts for introducing legislation that fixes a formula to measure accountable care organization (ACO) performance by more fairly comparing ACOs to their markets. Specifically, S.2648, the Rural ACO Improvement Act, amends title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve the benchmarking process for the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) to ensure that all ACOs have an equal opportunity to share in savings regardless of their geographic location.
St. Peter’s Health, a non-profit health system in Helena, Montana, serves over 97,000 residents across five counties. In 2017, the rise of perinatal mood and…
CMS Issues Hospital Outpatient/ASC Proposed Rule, Including Modifications to Price Transparency Rule
Download the AHA Special Bulletin: CMS Issues Hospital Outpatient/ASC Proposed Rule, Including Modifications to Price Transparency Rule
The AHA expresses support for the Protecting Rural Telehealth Access Act (S. 1988),
Advancing Health Podcast
On this podcast AHA offers part two of two podcasts on rebuilding maternity services at a critical access hospital. Cristen Page, M.D., executive dean of UNC…
AHA, health organizations express support for the Accountable Care in Rural America Act.
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) recently announced expanded COVID-19 response efforts in rural communities. Specifically, HRSA will…