As urged by the AHA, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has delayed further — until April 2020 — system edits that would require hospitals and health systems with multiple locations to include on outpatient prospective payment system claims for services provided in off-campus provider-based departments the exact same provider address entered in the Medicare Provider, Enrollment, Chain and Ownership System for that location. The edits were originally scheduled to take effect in July. CMS had delayed the effective date until Oct. 1 before announcing this week that the effective date is now April 2020.
Despite what they say about gridlock and nothing going on in Washington, there actually is a lot going on in real time that has a real impact on ou
Among other benefits to the community, mergers can help hospitals deploy more effective safeguards against hackers, writes AHA General Counsel Melinda Hatton.
The AHA today expressed concerns with the Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act (S. 386/H.R.1044), legislation that would eliminate the per-country cap for…
Rep. Roger Marshall, M.D., R-Kan., today hosted at the Library of Congress a briefing and expert panel on human trafficking and how health care providers can…
AHA featured in numerous media publications.
For the fourth consecutive year, AHA sponsored the Annual Congressional Black Caucus Spouses’ Community Breakfast and Health Fair for disadvantaged men and…