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Sep 29, 2022
The Senate today voted 72-25 to pass and send to the House a continuing resolution that would extend current federal funding levels for health care and other programs through Dec. 16.
Sep 28, 2022
CMS approved Medicaid demonstrations for Oregon and Massachusetts that will test innovative approaches to help eligible enrollees maintain coverage and access social services, including evidenced-based nutritional assistance and clinically-tailored housing supports. 
Sep 28, 2022
In a study of 151 tax-exempt hospitals reported yesterday in JAMA Network Open, 84% updated their charity care policies between 2019 and 2021.
Sep 28, 2022
At a White House conference today on hunger, nutrition and health, the Biden Administration announced $8 billion in
Sep 28, 2022
AHA today released Suicide Prevention: Evidence-Informed Interventions for the
Sep 28, 2022
Commenting on a proposed rule that would reinstate certain regulatory protections against discrimination in health care programs and activities under Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act that the prior Administration removed in 2020, AHA said hospitals and health systems remain committed to diversity, inclusion and health equity.  
Sep 28, 2022
The United States District Court for the District of Columbia ruled in favor of the AHA, holding that HHS must immediately halt the departments’ unlawful cuts to outpatient reimbursement rates for the remainder of 2022 for certain hospitals that participate in the 340B Drug Pricing Program. 
Sep 28, 2022
The AHA and Federation of American Hospitals urged Congress to oppose H.R.1330/S.4130 and any other legislation that would repeal or weaken current law limiting self-referral to physician-owned hospitals.
Sep 27, 2022
Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra yesterday declared a public health emergency for Florida as Hurricane Ian approaches, and waived or modified certain Medicare, Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program requirements to ensure sufficient health care items and services are available.
Sep 27, 2022
Pfizer has submitted a request for the Food and Drug Administration to authorize a 10-microgram booster dose of its bivalent COVID-19 vaccine booster for emergency use in children aged 5-11.