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May 15, 2020
Based on early data, the Abbott ID NOW point-of-care test to diagnose COVID-19 may return false negative results, the Food and Drug Administration announced, adding that it will continue to review data as the company conducts post-market studies to better understand the cause.
May 15, 2020
The CDC issued a health advisory warning of COVID-19-associated multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children.
May 15, 2020
CMS recently issued new guidance to states to allow temporary COVID-19-related modifications in provider payment methodologies and capitation rates under Medicaid managed care plans.
May 15, 2020
The AHA urged the nation's primary federal regulators for insured depository institutions to prepare to take prompt action to assist health care providers on the front line of the COVID-19 pandemic should the need to do so arise.
May 15, 2020
The CDC will award $10.25 billion from the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act to states, localities and territories by May 23 to expand COVID-19 testing and surveillance activities, the agency announced.
May 15, 2020 by Rick Pollack
National Hospital Week 2020 may be coming to a close tomorrow, but our efforts to support America’s health care heroes and their hospitals and health systems are still going strong.
May 14, 2020
The AHA provided comments on a number of provisions affecting hospitals and health systems that were included in the Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions (HEROES) Act — a $3 trillion COVID-19 relief package that was unveiled Tuesday by House Democratic leaders.
May 14, 2020
As part of Mental Health Awareness Month, Bruce Bailey, president and CEO of Tidelands Health based in Georgetown, S.C., talks about how hospitals and health systems without inpatient behavioral health services or onsite mental health clinicians can still address the needs of these patients.
May 14, 2020
Two health systems and a physician received 2019 John M. Eisenberg Patient Safety and Quality Awards from The Joint Commission and National Quality Forum for “groundbreaking” initiatives at the national, local and individual level.
May 14, 2020
The Kaiser Family Foundation released a study showing the scope of COVID-19’s effect on health insurance coverage.