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Jan 7, 2019
A Department of Health and Human Services task group recently released cybersecurity guidelines for the health care field, as mandated by the Cybersecurity Act of 2015.
Jan 7, 2019
The Pain Management Best Practices Inter-Agency Task Force recently released for comment proposed updates to best practices for managing chronic and acute pain, as required by the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2016.
Jan 7, 2019
The Health Resources and Services Administration recently launched a program to provide eligible health care clinicians with student loan repayment assistance in exchange for their service on the front lines of the opioid crisis in underserved communities.
Jan 7, 2019
President Trump on Dec. 21 signed the Preventing Maternal Deaths Act (H.R. 1318), AHA-supported legislation that will provide funding for states to develop maternal mortality review committees to better understand maternal complications and identify solutions.
Jan 7, 2019
More than 8.4 million people selected or were automatically re-enrolled in a health insurance plan through HealthCare.gov during the 2019 open enrollment period.
Jan 3, 2019
Seventeen Democratic attorneys general today appealed a federal judge's recent ruling that the entire Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional.
Jan 3, 2019
Medicare and Medicaid underpaid U.S. hospitals by $76.8 billion in 2017, according to the latest data from the AHA's Annual Survey of Hospitals.
Jan 3, 2019
AHA commends the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' willingness to address excessive growth in drug prices, but urges CMS to consider narrowing the scope of the program.
Jan 3, 2019
As required by a judge's ruling in a lawsuit brought by the AHA and its member hospital plaintiffs, the Department of Health and Human Services recently provided an update on its progress reducing the backlog of Medicare appeals at the Administrative Law Judge level.
Dec 21, 2018
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services today approved a Section 1115 waiver for Michigan that will require able-bodied adults aged 19 to 62 to work or participate in training or community service an average 80 hours per month to continue qualifying for Medicaid under the Healthy Michigan Plan beginning in 2020.