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Jan 31, 2019
About 34 association health plans have launched under a 2018 final rule that made it easier for employers to participate in AHPs, 28 of which are active, according to a new report by AssociationHealthPlans.com.
Jan 30, 2019
The Department of Veterans Affairs today announced its proposed access standards for the new Veterans Community Care Program to begin in June under the AHA-supported MISSION Act of 2018
Jan 30, 2019
Hospital-acquired conditions declined by 13 percent between 2014 and 2017, preventing an estimated 20,500 deaths and $7.7 billion in health care costs, according to preliminary
Jan 30, 2019
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is working on some new valued-based payment models and rural health initiatives, Administrator Seema Verma told participants at a CMS quality conference yesterday.
Jan 30, 2019
Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health in Lancaster County, Pa., today received the 2018 Foster G. McGaw Prize for its leadership role in improving care for individuals and families in its community, and will receive $100,000 toward programs that further these goals.
Jan 29, 2019
The Senate Finance Committee today held the first in a planned series of bipartisan hearings on high prescription drug prices and potential policy and oversight solutions to lower costs for patients.
Jan 29, 2019
The House Ways and Means Committee today held a hearing on protecting Americans with pre-existing conditions.
Jan 29, 2019
Hospitals and health systems may apply through Feb. 19 for the 2019 AHA Equity of Care Award, which recognizes organizations participating in the AHA's #123forEquity campaign for extraordinary success in advancing diversity and equity through data collection, leadership, cultural awareness and partnerships.
Jan 28, 2019
AHA staff participated this afternoon in a Rural Health Summit convened by Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar and Health Resources and Services Administration Administrator George Sigoun
Jan 28, 2019
Commenting Friday on the Office of the National Coordinator’s draft strategy to reduce regulatory and administrative burden related to health information technology and electronic health record use, AHA commended the agency for its attention to reducing excessive burden.