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Jan 23, 2019
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will host a Jan. 29 webinar on electronic clinical quality measure reporting for the Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting and Promoting Interoperability Programs.
Jan 22, 2019
Seven national hospital associations, including the AHA, today urged public and private stakeholders to unite behind a six-point agenda to ensure the nation can fully achieve the secure exchange of patient health information to support optimal individual health, health care and value.
Jan 22, 2019
Twelve organizations, including the AHA, Friday urged the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to extend the Feb. 19 deadline for accountable care organizations applying to participate in the Medicare Shared Savings Program beginning July 1.
Jan 22, 2019
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Committee on Evidence-based Clinical Practice Guidelines for Prescribing Opioids for Acute Pain will host a Feb. 4 public workshop as part of its information gathering activities.
Jan 22, 2019
Connecticut hospitals and health systems generated $27.7 billion in economic activity in 2017, and invested $1.7 billion in community benefit initiatives.
Jan 18, 2019
The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission this week recommended that Congress provide a 2 percent market-basket update for the hospital inpatient and outpatient prospective payment systems in 2020,
Jan 18, 2019
The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation today announced a new payment model for Medicare
Jan 18, 2019
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services today approved a Section 1115 waiver for Arizona that will require certain adults aged 19 to 49 to work or participate in training or community service an average 80 hours per month to continue qualifying for Medicaid.
Jan 18, 2019
The International Hospital Federation is accepting abstracts through Feb. 15 for its 2019 World Hospital Congress.
Jan 18, 2019 by Rick Pollack
Last week, I shared a few areas where we can advance health in America this year, even in a divided Congress. Number one on that list: reining in the skyrocketing costs of prescription drugs.