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Apr 8, 2019
As AHA chairman, Gragnolati said it is a privilege to travel around the country and talk with members about access, affordability and inclusion in communities while “working alongside all of you to advance health in America.”
Apr 8, 2019
The AHA yesterday and today held a number of number of Executive Insight Sessions focused on some of the most compelling and important issues facing hospital and health system leaders. Highlights of yesterday’s sessions are below.
Apr 5, 2019
The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission today voted to recommend that Congress direct the Health and Human Services secretary to develop and implement by 2022 a set of national guidelines for coding hospital emergency department visits.
Apr 5, 2019
The Department of Health and Human Services “effectively admits” that its goal in reducing payments for hospital outpatient clinic visit services furnished in off-campus provider-based departments grandfathered under Section 603 of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 was to address a policy concern that Congress has already addressed through a different legislative solution, the AHA and other hospital plaintiffs told a federal district court today.
Apr 5, 2019
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., will address attendees at the AHA Annual Membership Meeting on Tuesday, April 9 during the Federal Forum.
Apr 5, 2019
The Food and Drug Administration plans to revise its 2016 draft compounding guidance for hospital and health system pharmacies.
Apr 5, 2019
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention this week extended the deadline to comment on their proposed rule updating proficiency testing and referral requirements under the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments from April 5 to June 4.
Apr 5, 2019
Employment at the nation's hospitals rose by 0.26 percent in March to a seasonally adjusted 5,223,400 people.
Apr 5, 2019
WEDI, a public-private coalition of health information technology stakeholders including the AHA, will host its 2019 Spring Conference May 20-22 in San Diego.
Apr 5, 2019 by Rick Pollack
The AHA has always been for common-sense policies that make it easier for patients to access care and for hospitals and health systems to deliver that care – and this will never change.