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Jul 19, 2019
The Aspen Institute recently chose AHA Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer Jay Bhatt, D.O., to participate in its Health Innovators Fellowship.
Jul 18, 2019
The House of Representatives last night voted 419-6 to pass legislation (H.R. 748) that would repeal the 40% excise tax on high-value employer-sponsored health plans set to begin in 2022.
Jul 18, 2019
The ERISA Industry Committee has withdrawn its support for legislation approved yesterday by the House Energy and Commerce Committee to address surprise medical bills after an amendment was approved to add an arbitration process for certain payment disputes between providers and health plans.
Jul 18, 2019
The Trump administration and congressional leaders are close to an agreement on overall spending levels in a two-year deal to raise the budget caps, as well as a two-year debt limit increase.
Jul 18, 2019
The Health Resources and Services Administration today awarded 27 organizations up to $750,000 each to develop new rural residency programs while achieving accreditation through the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.
Jul 18, 2019
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services today released its Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program Scorecard, intended to reflect each state’s progress in increasing the reporting of beneficiary health outcomes.
Jul 18, 2019
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is working with the U.S. Embassy in the Democratic Republic of the Congo to preposition staff in Goma to rapidly identify Ebola cases and prevent further spread of the disease in hotspots where the security situation permits.
Jul 18, 2019
Drug overdose deaths declined 5.1% in 2018 to about 68,000, according to preliminary data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Jul 18, 2019
The AHA’s American Society for Health Care Engineering presented its 2019 Crystal Eagle Leadership Award to York Chan, vice president of facilities integration for Advocate Aurora Health.
Jul 17, 2019
The House Energy and Commerce Committee today approved legislation to address surprise medical bills and Medicaid disproportionate share hospital cuts.