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Jul 20, 2021
The Drug Enforcement Administration published a direct final rule to clarify that either the purchaser or the supplier may enter a supplier’s DEA registration number on the new single-sheet form that DEA registrants use to order schedule I and II controlled substances. DEA will accept comments on the rule through Aug. 19.
Jul 20, 2021
The AHA, American Medical Association and American Nurses Association released a public service announcement urging the American public to “ask questions, follow the science and get vaccinated.”
Jul 19, 2021
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services late today issued a proposed rule that would increase Medicare hospital outpatient prospective payment system rates by a net 2.3% in calendar year 2022 compared to 2021.
Jul 19, 2021
The Department of Health and Human Services has renewed the COVID-19 public health emergency declaration for another 90 days effective July 20.
Jul 19, 2021
AHA member organizations are undertaking a variety of efforts to address opioid issues in their communities. Hear examples of some of those efforts from Alicia Mikolaycik Gonzalez, M.D., regional director at the Oakland, Calif.-based CA Bridge Program.
Jul 19, 2021
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Saturday recommended clinicians consider monkeypox in patients with symptoms who traveled from Lagos Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Nigeria on July 8 to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport on July 9; from Atlanta to Dallas Love Field Airport on July 9; or were in those airports on July 8-9.
Jul 19, 2021
The Department of Health and Human Services should provide projected time frames for its planned spending of COVID-19 relief funds, including the Provider Relief Fund, to ensure accountability for these funds, the Government Accountability Office said in a report. 
Jul 19, 2021
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will host a national stakeholders call July 22 at 3:30 p.m. ET on the interim final rule, Surprise Billing Part 1, that implements aspects of the No Surprises Act that bans balance billing in certain out-of-network scenarios.
Jul 19, 2021 by Rod Hochman, M.D.
On this episode, I have an important conversation with Robert Trestman, M.D., chair for psychiatry and behavioral medicine at Carilion Clinic and a professor at the Viriginia Tech/Carilion School of Medicine in Roanoke, Va.
Jul 16, 2021
The Health Resources and Services Administration Provider Relief Fund reporting portal remains open for providers to begin reporting to the government that they used federal emergency relief funds for health care-related expenses or lost revenues attributable to COVID-19.