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May 29, 2019
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services yesterday issued a final rule updating Medicare and Medicaid requirements for the more than 100 Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly in 31 states, the first major update since 2006.
May 29, 2019
Dayton-area hospitals treated about 130 people for storm-related injuries after tornadoes struck the area Monday night, according to WHIO-TV.
May 28, 2019
Responding today to a House Energy and Commerce Committee request for information on its No Surprises Act draft legislation to protect patients from surprise medical bills, the AHA said it shares the committee’s objective of protecting patients from balance billing in certain circumstances by out-of-network providers and limiting patient cost-sharing to the in-network amount, but expressed concern with the draft legislation’s approach to determining reimbursement for out-of-network providers.
May 28, 2019
President Trump last week released an executive order directing relevant agencies to update procedures, guidance or regulations to ensure that ineligible non-citizens do not receive means-tested public benefits, including Medicaid.
May 28, 2019
The Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights Friday issued a factsheet on HIPAA requirements for business associates under the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act of 2009.
May 24, 2019
The Department of Health and Human Services today issued a proposed rule revising certain provisions in a 2016 final rule implementing the Affordable Care Act’s nondiscrimination protections for patients.
May 24, 2019
Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal, D-Mass., and Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone Jr., D-N.J., along with Ranking Members Kevin Brady, R-Texas, and Greg Walden, R-Ore., yesterday announced that they are seeking comments on draft legislation to reform and improve the Medicare Part D program that would establish an out-of-pocket cap for Medicare beneficiaries.
May 24, 2019
Commenting yesterday on the Geographic Population-Based Payment model
May 24, 2019
Hospitals and other eligible organizations and individuals may apply until July 22 for a portion of $10 million in 2019 funding for navigators to help individuals enroll in health coverage through
May 24, 2019
The AHA has extended the deadline to May 31 for organizations to submit applications for its 2019 Innovation Challenge.