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Jul 12, 2019
CMS anticipates releasing later this summer the feedback it received on potential methodology changes to the overall hospital quality star ratings, the agency told AHA Today.
Jul 12, 2019
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services plans to convene workgroups and technical expert panels to develop a “streamlined, comprehensive approach to monitoring access across Medicaid delivery systems,” the agency announced yesterday.
Jul 12, 2019
The Health Resources and Services Administration yesterday recognized 10 states whose critical access hospitals had the highest quality reporting rates and performance improvement under the Medicare Beneficiary Quality Improvement Project during the past year
Jul 12, 2019
The AHA and the Department of Homeland Security July 17 at 1 p.m. ET will host a webinar discussing current cybersecurity threats to the health care sector.
Jul 12, 2019 by Rick Pollack
America’s hospitals and health systems are committed to improving post-acute care — and patient outcomes — while ensuring changes to the system have the patients’ best interests in mind.
Jul 11, 2019
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services today released its home health prospective payment system proposed rule for calendar year 2020.
Jul 11, 2019
The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health today passed the No Surprises Act (H.R. 3630), bipartisan legislation that would prohibit balance billing for out-of-network emergency services and certain out-of-network ancillary and post-stabilization services.
Jul 11, 2019
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services today proposed rescinding a 2015 rule that required states to develop and submit access monitoring review plans to CMS for some Medicaid services.
Jul 11, 2019
The Trump administration today withdrew a proposed rule that would eliminate the rebate safe harbor for pharmacy benefit managers under the federal anti-kickback statute, and create new safe harbors to protect price reductions at the point-of-sale and certain fees paid by drug makers for PBM services.
Jul 11, 2019
Hospital and health system leaders today joined other health care stakeholders at an AHA executive forum in Boston to discuss the many ways they are innovating to enhance value and address new entrants to the health care field.