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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.
Jun 1, 2020
The Food and Drug Administration took steps to encourage and streamline the development of COVID-19 tests whose specimens are collected at home by patients.
Jun 1, 2020
In a letter to the editor, AHA President and CEO Rick Pollack responded to a New York Times article titled “Wealthiest Hospitals Got Billions in Bailout for Struggling Health Providers.”
Jun 1, 2020
The AHA is running ads in the Politico Pulse newsletter highlighting the unprecedented ways hospitals and health systems have stepped up to meet the challenges caused by COVID-19 while sustaining $50 billion in losses a month.
Jun 1, 2020
Regular surveys and reviews by The Joint Commission will resume this month, the commission announced.