AHA today voiced support for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ proposals to remove certain quality measures from the inpatient psychiatric facility quality reporting program in fiscal year 2019, and urged the agency to remove several additional measures that do not meaningfully contribute to improved patient outcomes. “We support CMS’s commitment to its Meaningful Measures initiative, but believe additional measures can be removed,” the association wrote. “We also urge caution and continued oversight as CMS develops additional quality measures for the IPF setting.”
The Aspen Institute recently chose AHA Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer Jay Bhatt, D.O., to participate in its Health Innovators Fellowship.
The House Ways and Means Committee today launched a health task force to better address the needs of residents in rural and underserved communities.
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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.
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The Health Resources and Services Administration yesterday recognized 10 states whose critical access hospitals had the highest quality reporting rates and…