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Oct 21, 2021
Gloria Kupferman, AHA’s chief data strategy officer, describes a new benchmarking resource that gives AHA members access to aggregated, de-identified hospital data with standardized metrics on denials, reimbursement and claims processing, to use for analyzing operational and financial efficiency.
Oct 20, 2021
Learn how health care leaders such as Matthew Modica, vice president and chief information security officer at BJC HealthCare, are mitigating cyber risks as they take advantage of rapidly advancing technologies and respond to the pandemic.
Oct 20, 2021
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ Innovation Center released a strategic plan to guide its health care payment and delivery models and priorities over the next decade.
Oct 20, 2021
Workplace violence spurred AHA’s Hospitals Against Violence advisory group to create a framework to support hospitals’, health systems’ and security leaders’ efforts to safeguard staff and patients, writes Mary Beth Kingston, R.N., chair of the group, chief nurse officer at Advocate Aurora Health and AHA Board member.
Oct 20, 2021
Sens. Roger Marshall, R-Kan., Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., and John Thune, R-S.D., introduced a Senate companion to AHA-supported legislation (H.R. 3173/S. 3018) that would establish requirements for the use of prior authorization under Medicare Advantage plans. 
Oct 19, 2021
A mix-and-match vaccine regimen is permissible for international travelers entering the U.S., according to updated Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidance.
Oct 19, 2021
Treatment with subcutaneous interferon beta-1a plus remdesivir was not superior to treatment with remdesivir alone in a clinical trial that enrolled 969 hospitalized adults with COVID-19 pneumonia in the United States, Japan, Mexico, Singapore and South Korea, the National Institutes of Health reported.
Oct 19, 2021
The Health Resources and Services Administration Oct. 21 will host the last in a series of webinar sessions on how to apply for a portion of $25.5 billion in COVID-19 relief funds.
Oct 19, 2021
Two doses of the Pfizer vaccine are 93% effective at preventing COVID-19 hospitalization among children aged 12 to 18, according to a study at 19 pediatric hospitals released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Oct 19, 2021
The AHA urged the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to conduct the necessary oversight and enforcement of the No Surprises Act to ensure patients benefit from these new protections and to prevent widespread, negative consequences of any misapplication of the policy.