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Apr 16, 2019
The Food and Drug Administration today ordered manufacturers to immediately stop selling and distributing surgical mesh products for transvaginal repair of pelvic organ prolapse in the U.S.
Apr 16, 2019
Readmissions penalties for hospitals with the greatest share of dually eligible beneficiaries could fall by an estimated $22.4 million in fiscal year 2019, while penalties for hospitals with the least share of dually eligible patients could rise by $12.3 million.
Apr 16, 2019
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services should evaluate state survey agency processes to ensure that all states are meeting federal requirements for investigating complaints and incidents alleging abuse in nursing homes.
Apr 15, 2019
The Food and Drug Administration Friday alerted hospitals and others to a temporary shortage of a tracheostomy tube used to help adult and pediatric patients breathe in health care facilities and at home.
Apr 15, 2019
The Federal Trade Commission will hold a public workshop June 18 in Washington, D.C., to assess the impact of certificates of public advantage on health care prices, quality, access and innovation.
Apr 15, 2019
In a letter to the editor, AHA today expressed concerns with a recent Modern Healthcare article presenting the findings of a study on health system consolidation and employee wages.
Apr 15, 2019 by Brian Gragnolati
During this National Minority Health Month, I encourage you all to learn more about the health status of racial and ethnic minority populations in the U.S. and focus on diversity, inclusion and health equity to advance health across the nation.
Apr 12, 2019
The Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission yesterday recommended that Congress change the definition of Medicaid shortfall to exclude costs and payments for all Medicaid-eligible patients for whom Medicaid is not the primary payer.  
Apr 12, 2019
Updated preliminary results from studies to better understand how duodenoscopes are reprocessed in real-world settings continue to show higher than expected contamination rates after reprocessing, the Food and Drug Administration announced today.
Apr 12, 2019
Hospitals and health systems are facing increasing pressure from a rapidly changing landscape and competition from new market entrants looking to revolutionize health care delivery, AHA General Counsel Melinda Hatton said yesterday.