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Jan 18, 2018
The National Fire Protection Association is accepting comments through Feb. 23 on a provisional preparedness and response standard for active shooter and other hostile events.
Jan 18, 2018
More than 20,000 clinicians will receive between 6.6% and 19.9% more on their Medicare physician fee schedule payments in 2018.
Jan 18, 2018
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services yesterday announced additional special enrollment periods for Medicare and the federally-facilitated health insurance exchange for eligible individuals affected by the 2017 hurricanes in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Jan 18, 2018
Elliott C Roberts, a national advocate for advancing equity and diversity in health care and one of the nation’s leading urban hospital executives, died Jan. 15. He was 90.
Jan 18, 2018
A Colorado man who was saved by nurses last year when running the Key West Half Marathon in Florida ran part of the same race in mid-January alongside one of his rescuers.
Jan 18, 2018
Taylor Regional Hospital discerned the need for transportation services after evaluating the number of patients coming in for follow-ups, cancer screenings, lab testing, and other appointments.
Jan 17, 2018
Prescription drug prices are out of control. The average annual cost for one specialty medication to treat a chronic condition is now more than what most families earn in a year. Big Pharma could solve the problem by committing to more rational and sustainable pricing models.
Jan 17, 2018
National hospital organizations, including the AHA, today urged Congress to include in the short-term continuing resolution under consideration this week a two-year delay in Medicaid disproportionate share hospital cuts.
Jan 17, 2018
The AHA, joined by the Association of American Medical Colleges and America's Essential Hospitals, today urged a federal appeals court to expedite their appeal of a lower court’s December dismissal of the groups’ lawsuit that sought to prevent Medicare payment cuts for many hospitals in the 340B Drug Pricing Program.
Jan 17, 2018
The House Energy & Commerce Health Subcommittee today approved an amended version of the Good Samaritan Health Professional Act (H.R. 1876), AHA-supported legislation that would extend liability standards under the Volunteer Protection Act of 1997 to licensed health professionals who volunteer in another state during a disaster.