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Jun 3, 2020
Leaders of the House Energy and Commerce and Senate Finance committees asked Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar to clarify by June 10 the agency’s plan and timeline for disbursing COVID-19 emergency relief funds to Medicaid-dependent providers.
Jun 2, 2020
Maryland primary care practices and federally qualified health centers can apply through July 14 to participate in the state’s Total Cost of Care Model.
Jun 2, 2020
The Food and Drug Administration updated guidance to spur wider availability of alcohol-based hand sanitizers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Jun 2, 2020
The Health Resources and Services Administration awarded $20.3 million to increase the number of fellows at accredited addiction medicine and addiction psychiatry fellowship programs.
Jun 2, 2020
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services implemented several new infection control actions to combat COVID-19 in nursing homes.
Jun 2, 2020
The Campaign for Sustainable Rx Pricing, for which AHA is a founding member, launched a petition and digital ad urging drug companies to suspend their “traditional” summer price hikes, which last year averaged 13%, saying the industry is thriving while Americans are struggling financially.
Jun 2, 2020
The AHA asked the Department of Health and Human Services to distribute substantial additional emergency funds to hospitals and health systems in an expedited manner and using a phased approach.
Jun 1, 2020
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services issued a proposed rule amending the Department of Health and Human Services’ Risk Adjustment Data Validation (HHS-RADV) program.
Jun 1, 2020
An estimated 9.5% of U.S. residents, or 30.7 million people, lacked health insurance when surveyed in the first six months of 2019, according to preliminary estimates from the National Health Interview Survey released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.