The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services tomorrow will host a call on its proposed star rating system for overall hospital-level quality. The call will review the overall star ratings methodology, Hospital-Specific Reports and lessons learned from the agency’s “dry run” test of the system, underway through Aug. 17. CMS encourages hospitals to review their results from the dry run and email their questions and comments to email@example.com. For more on the dry run, including links to a mock report and HSR User Guide, visit www.qualitynet.org.
Hospitals and health systems may apply through Feb. 19 for the 2019 AHA Equity of Care Award, which recognizes organizations participating in the AHA's #…
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A coalition of 40 health care and public health organizations, including the AHA, today urged the Senate to quickly pass the Pandemic and All-Hazards…
The House of Representatives last night passed legislation (H.R. 269) that includes the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness and Advancing Innovation Act.
The Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the Assistant Secretary of Preparedness and Response will host a Jan. 29 webinar on its new toolkit.