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Sep 26, 2022 by Wright L. Lassiter III, Chair, American Hospital Association
On this episode, I talk with Peggy Abbott, CEO of Ouachita County Medical Center in Camden, Ark.
Sep 23, 2022
Learn how hospital and health system leaders such as Baligh Yehia, M.D., senior vice president for Ascension and president of the Ascension Medical Group, are creating greater value for their patients and communities by using outcomes-based data to make decisions that support performance improvement and address health disparities
Sep 23, 2022
The Department of Health and Human Services’ Administration for Community Living this week released its first National Strategy to Support Family Caregivers, developed by two congressionally mandated advisory councils to foster public-private collaboration to support the millions of Americans who provide assistance to a family member with a health condition or functional limitation.
Sep 23, 2022
AHA today released the special edition podcast “How Prior Authorizations Can Harm Patient Care,” addressing how some health plan prior authorization policies delay or deter necessary patient care, potentially putting patients’ lives at risk.
Sep 23, 2022
AHA today urged the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia to deny the Department of Health and Human Services’ request to modify a court order requiring it to completely eliminate the remaining 19,802 Medicare appeals backlogged at the Administration Law Judge level.
Sep 23, 2022 by Rick Pollack, President and CEO, AHA
Forty-six days from now on Nov. 8 millions of Americans will cast their ballots and exercise their most sacred right – the right to vote.
Sep 22, 2022
CMS today approved a state plan amendment allowing North Carolina to extend postpartum coverage from 60 days to 12 months after pregnancy for Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program enrollees under the American Rescue Plan Act.
Sep 22, 2022
The Senate Finance Committee today released a discussion draft of legislation to expand the mental health workforce.
Sep 22, 2022
The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia should reject HHS' request to devise on its own timeline a remedy for its 2018 and 2019 underpayments to 340B hospitals, with no limitations and no oversight by the court, AHA told the D.C. court yesterday. 
Sep 22, 2022
The AHA and AMA will file an amicus brief in support of a lawsuit filed today by the Texas Medical Association challenging the federal government’s August final rule governing the No Surprises Act’s independent dispute resolution process.