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Jun 1, 2020
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services issued a proposed rule amending the Department of Health and Human Services’ Risk Adjustment Data Validation (HHS-RADV) program.
Jun 1, 2020
An estimated 9.5% of U.S. residents, or 30.7 million people, lacked health insurance when surveyed in the first six months of 2019, according to preliminary estimates from the National Health Interview Survey released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Jun 1, 2020
The Food and Drug Administration took steps to encourage and streamline the development of COVID-19 tests whose specimens are collected at home by patients.
Jun 1, 2020
In a letter to the editor, AHA President and CEO Rick Pollack responded to a New York Times article titled “Wealthiest Hospitals Got Billions in Bailout for Struggling Health Providers.”
Jun 1, 2020
The AHA is running ads in the Politico Pulse newsletter highlighting the unprecedented ways hospitals and health systems have stepped up to meet the challenges caused by COVID-19 while sustaining $50 billion in losses a month.
Jun 1, 2020
Regular surveys and reviews by The Joint Commission will resume this month, the commission announced.
Jun 1, 2020
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a laboratory alert concerning the production of cyanide gas when molecular transport media is exposed to bleach.
Jun 1, 2020
The Department of Health and Human Services announced a $628 million agreement with Emergent BioSolutions to advance manufacturing capabilities and capacity for a potential COVID-19 vaccine and therapeutics as part of Operation Warp Speed.
May 29, 2020
The American Society for Health Care Engineering is supporting the ongoing efforts of hospital and health systems to fight COVID-19 in their communities by convening its 2020 Annual Conference & Technical Exhibition with a virtual participation option.
May 29, 2020
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit affirmed a district court decision dismissing a False Claims Act lawsuit brought by data analysis company Integra Med Analytics against Dallas-based Baylor Scott & White Health for allegedly using inflated codes to bill Medicare.