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Oct 2, 2018
Open enrollment in 2019 health plans through HealthCare.gov and most state exchanges begins Nov. 1 and runs through Dec. 15.
Oct 2, 2018 by John Riggi
John Riggi, AHA senior advisor for cybersecurity and risk, discusses findings from a Society for Healthcare Strategy & Market Development survey that showed 83 percent or respondents believe it is at least somewhat likely that a hospital or health system in their area will experience a cyberattack in the next five years. Read more.
Oct 2, 2018
Also in this roundup of hospital and health system leadership changes: Jeffrey Welch appointed CEO of Florida Medical Center and Tenet’s Miami Dade Group; and Brad Simmons named interim CEO of UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento.
Oct 1, 2018
The Food and Drug Administration today released a framework to help hospitals and other health care providers plan for and respond to cybersecurity incidents involving medical devices.
Oct 1, 2018
A total of 64 rural hospitals closed between 2013 and 2017, more than twice the number during the prior five-year period.
Oct 1, 2018
Starting today, health care providers can use any of 29 ICD-10 diagnostic codes to identify and document victims of human trafficking.
Oct 1, 2018
Eligible clinicians and entities participating in state Medicaid payment arrangements may ask the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services through Nov. 1 to determine whether the arrangement qualifies as an advanced alternative payment model for performance year 2019.
Oct 1, 2018
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services today announced updated tools to help Medicare beneficiaries compare coverage options and estimate costs during open enrollment, part of a multi-year initiative to modernize how beneficiaries get Medicare information.
Sep 28, 2018
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services yesterday released frequently asked questions on new requirements for hospitals to publicly post their charges in a machine-readable format on an annual basis
Sep 28, 2018
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services today issued a proposed rule that would revise regulations setting forth the appeals process that Medicare beneficiaries, providers and suppliers must follow in order to appeal adverse determinations regarding claims for benefits under Medicare Parts A and B and prescription drug coverage under Part D.