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Nov 29, 2021
More than 2.4 million people selected a 2022 health plan through the federal Marketplace platform Nov. 1-20, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced last week.
Nov 29, 2021
In this first in a series of three Member in Action podcasts, AHA speaks with Rob McMurray, chief financial officer of Christiana Care in Delaware, about how the health system is tailoring its billing approach to better meet patients’ needs.
Nov 24, 2021
The AHA and its Institute for Diversity and Health Equity have extended until 5 p.m. ET on Nov. 30 the deadline for Carolyn Boone Lewis Equity of Care Award applications.
Nov 24, 2021
On Dec. 1, the National Institutes of Health UNITE initiative will launch a series of listening sessions with various stakeholders in the biomedical research community to learn about issues and challenges facing diverse talent in the scientific and administrative workforce to help the initiative develop priorities and an action plan.
Nov 24, 2021
Learn how Virtua Health empowered OB-GYN physicians and nurses to integrate protocols that lowered C-section, hypertension and hemorrhage rates for patients in labor in this AHA Members in Action case study and podcast. 
Nov 24, 2021
In this podcast John Riggi, AHA’s senior advisor for cybersecurity and risk, talks to David Ring, section chief of the FBI's cyber engagement and intelligence section, and Errol Weiss, chief security officer at H-ISAC, about the latest ransomware attacks on hospitals, as well as the partnership between H-ISAC, AHA and the FBI to exchange cyber threat intel and to broadcast and amplify warnings.
Nov 24, 2021
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services released guidance on a new web portal effective Feb. 1 for submitting Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program state plan amendments (SPA) and section 1915 waivers.
Nov 23, 2021
The Secretaries of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Treasury seek nominations to a congressionally mandated committee that will advise their departments and Congress on ground ambulance patient billing, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced.
Nov 23, 2021
A two-dose series of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine was 100% effective against COVID-19 in 12-14 year olds more than four months after the second dose in the companies’ phase 3 clinical trial, Pfizer and BioNTech announced.
Nov 23, 2021
The Department of Health and Human Services began distributing $7.5 billion of the $8.5 billion in American Rescue Plan Act payments designated for providers who serve rural Medicaid, Children’s Health Insurance Program, and Medicare beneficiaries.