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Feb 20, 2018
Responding to a request from Senate Finance Committee leaders for policy recommendations to address the opioid epidemic, AHA urged the committee Friday to preserve health insurance coverage through the exchanges and Medicaid.
Feb 20, 2018
Anthem last week notified network providers in Missouri, Kentucky and Georgia about changes to its program to prevent “avoidable” emergency department visits.
Feb 20, 2018
The AHA and its Health Research & Educational Trust affiliate have released a discussion guide, self-assessment tool and video modules to help hospital and health system trustees as they work to improve patient care in their organizations and communities.
Feb 20, 2018
John Riggi, a nationally recognized expert in health care cybersecurity who spent nearly 30 years with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, has joined the AHA as senior advisor for cybersecurity and risk.
Feb 20, 2018
The Maryland Hospital Association yesterday named as its new president and CEO Bob Atlas, currently president of EBG Advisors, the consulting affiliate of the health law firm of Epstein Becker Green.
Feb 16, 2018
The lower court incorrectly dismissed as premature their lawsuit to prevent a nearly 30% Medicare payment reduction for many hospitals in the 340B Drug Pricing Program, AHA and other hospital groups told a federal appeals court in a brief filed yesterday.
Feb 16, 2018
AHA today applauded the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology for pursuing a voluntary “network of networks” approach to the draft framework for trusted health information exchange that builds on existing efforts.
Feb 16, 2018
According to early estimates released yesterday, this season’s flu vaccine has been 36% effective overall at reducing the risk of having to go to the doctor.
Feb 16, 2018
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration yesterday issued guidance for health care and addiction professionals using methadone, naltrexone or buprenorphine to treat patients with opioid use disorder.
Feb 15, 2018
Broward Health hospitals received 17 patients from a mass shooting yesterday at a high school in Parkland, FL, including two who have died and five who are in life-threatening condition.