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Sep 24, 2020
AHA’s latest Members in Action podcast dives into the importance of promoting race equity to ensure healthy pregnancies, healthy babies and better outcomes for the community in general.
Sep 24, 2020
The Health Resources and Services Administration’s Federal Office of Rural Health Policy is accepting comments through Oct. 23 on proposed changes to how it designates geographic areas eligible for its rural health grants.
Sep 24, 2020
AHA Sept. 23 sponsored the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Annual Legislative Conference session, “Advancing Black Maternal Health: Moving the Momnibus and Coverage Expansion Forward.”
Sep 24, 2020
The Department of Health and Human Services through Sept. 24 has reduced by 52.8% its backlog of Medicare appeals at the Administrative Law Judge level, according to a status report the agency provided today to a federal court.
Sep 24, 2020
Hospitals and health systems nationwide can participate in the non-partisan Spirit of Liberty Foundation’s Operation Thank You relay.
Sep 24, 2020
The Food and Drug Administration authorized for emergency use the first serology test to help identify individuals with antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 at the point of care.
Sep 24, 2020
The Blue Cross Blue Shield insurance group has reached a tentative settlement in an antitrust lawsuit dating back to 2012 that alleged its member companies illegally conspired to divvy up markets and avoid competing against one another, driving up customers’ prices, the Wall Street Journal reports.
Sep 22, 2020
The RAND Corporation last week released the third edition of its hospital price transparency study, which once again missed the mark with its flawed methodology, writes Aaron Wesolowski, AHA vice president for policy research, analytics and strategy, in the AHA Stat Blog.
Sep 22, 2020
The Health Resources and Services Administration awarded states, territories and nonprofit organizations $341 million in fiscal year 2020 funding for the Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program, which provides voluntary home visiting services to pregnant women and parents with young children.
Sep 22, 2020
AHA General Counsel Melinda Hatton interviews Cate Stetson, acclaimed advocate and leader of the appellate practice at Hogan Lovells, about the U.S. Supreme Court vacancy and what it means for the legal challenges facing the Affordable Care Act and other legal cases that matter to hospitals and health systems.