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Jun 29, 2022
The AHA, 340B Health, America’s Essential Hospitals, Association of American Medical Colleges, and Children’s Hospital Association yesterday filed a friend-of-the-court brief urging the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit to require drug companies to fulfill their legal obligations to provide 340B discounted drugs to eligible hospitals and health systems, regardless of whether the drugs are dispensed on site or through contract pharmacies.   
Jun 28, 2022
AirBoss Defense Group recently notified customers that certain FlexAir Powered Air Purifying Respirators supplied to the Federal Emergency Management Agency to facilitate COVID-19 pandemic response must be replaced or retrofitted for continued National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health approval after the public health emergency ends.
Jun 28, 2022
 The Affordable Care Act requires non-grandfathered health plans to cover women’s preventive services, including free birth control and contraceptive counseling, at no cost to individuals and covered dependents, the departments of Health and Human Services, Labor and Treasury reminded group health plans in a letter yesterday.
Jun 28, 2022
U.S. hospitals and health systems continued to face difficult financial and operational headwinds in May.
Jun 28, 2022
AHA last week asked the Department of Health and Human Services to ensure hospitals quickly receive the funding to which they are entitled under last week’s Supreme Court decision in American Hospital Association v. Becerra.
Jun 28, 2022
In a letter submitted to the House Energy and Commerce Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee for a hearing today, AHA called for greater congressional oversight to protect access to care for Medicare Advantage beneficiaries
Jun 27, 2022
 Medicare-enrolled physician group practices may apply through Sept. 30 to participate in a voluntary oncology care model beginning next July for five years.
Jun 27, 2022
The AHA in a letter today to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Administrator expressed support for the agency’s proposed updates to Medicare enrollment and eligibility rules.
Jun 27, 2022
 AHA Friday voiced support for the Protecting and Transforming Cyber Health Care Act, legislation that would require medical device manufacturers to meet certain cybersecurity requirements when seeking approval for devices that are internet connected or include software
Jun 27, 2022
The Department of Homeland Security is advising law enforcement and others that domestic violent extremists are likely to exploit the recent Supreme Court decision on abortion to intensify violence against a wide range of targets, including both reproductive and family advocacy health care facilities.