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Jun 24, 2019
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Friday issued several new or updated frequently asked questions documents on the Bundled Payments for Care Improvement Advanced Model, an Advanced Alternative Payment Model launched last October that will run through 2023.
Jun 24, 2019
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Friday finalized its decision to update Medicare’s national coverage policy for hospitals and physicians offering a transcatheter aortic valve replacement program to treat aortic stenosis.
Jun 24, 2019
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services last week issued guidance outlining certain assurances that state Medicaid agencies should make “to ensure that program resources are reserved for those who meet eligibility requirements.”
Jun 21, 2019
The AHA today submitted comments on the revised version of the Lower Health Care Costs Act (S. 1895), legislation to prevent surprise medical bills, reduce prescription drug prices, improve transparency in health care, invest in public health and improve health information exchange.
Jun 21, 2019
The AHA today submitted comments on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ fiscal year 2020 proposed rule for the long-term care hospital prospective payment system.
Jun 21, 2019
The AHA today urged the Office of Management and Budget to continue using the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) in making annual adjustments to the Official Poverty Measure.
Jun 21, 2019
Thousands of adults in Arkansas lost insurance coverage in the first six months after Medicaid work requirements were implemented, with no change in employment.
Jun 21, 2019
An AHA-sponsored piece appearing online and in print today in USA Today looks at hospital initiatives to advance health care affordability and value and optimize the patient experience.
Jun 21, 2019 by Rick Pollack
Integrating behavioral health services to treat the whole patient across the continuum of care is vital to improving health in our communities — and it’s just one of the many ways hospitals and health systems are working to advance health in America.
Jun 20, 2019
The House Ways and Means Committee today passed the Economic Mobility Act (H.R. 3300), tax legislation that includes an AHA-supported provision to repeal a costly tax code change in how non-profit employers such as hospitals must account for transportation and parking fringe benefits for employees.