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Aug 9, 2019
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services last week approved an 1115 Medicaid waiver for New York to create a streamlined model of care for children with complex health care needs.
Aug 9, 2019
The Connecticut Hospital Association is partnering with technology company Unite Us to better connect patients with social needs such as housing, food, transportation and employment to local service agencies that can help them.
Aug 9, 2019
What do New York-Presbyterian, Henry Ford Health System of Detroit, and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles all have in common?  
Aug 8, 2019
The AHA yesterday voiced support for the Competitive Health Insurance Reform Act (H.R. 1418/S. 350), legislation that would repeal the antitrust exemption available to commercial health insurers for anticompetitive conduct.
Aug 8, 2019
The AHA today voiced support for the Improving Seniors’ Timely Access to Care Act (H.R. 3107), bipartisan legislation that would establish requirements for the use of prior authorization under Medicare Advantage plans.
Aug 8, 2019
Medicare will cover nationally Chimeric Antigen Receptor T-cell therapies approved by the Food and Drug Administration to treat certain cancers, as well as off-label uses recommended by compendia approved by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
Aug 7, 2019
Offering a government insurance program reimbursing at Medicare rates as a public option on the health insurance exchanges could place as many as 55% of rural hospitals.
Aug 7, 2019
The AHA next month will launch an Action Community offering free monthly webinars, coaching, resources, in-person meetings and site visits to help hospitals and health systems integrate “age-friendly” health care.
Aug 7, 2019
The state of Florida and city of Philadelphia each declared public health emergencies last week to address hepatitis A outbreaks.
Aug 6, 2019
The National Association of Attorneys General yesterday urged congressional leaders to remove federal barriers to opioid use disorder treatment.