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Apr 4, 2018
The Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology today released an online guide to help patients and caregivers access and use their health information electronically.
Apr 4, 2018
Nearly 11.8 million people actively or automatically enrolled in a health plan through HealthCare.gov or a state-based exchange during open enrollment for 2018.
Apr 4, 2018
The AHA has launched its 2018 National Health Care Governance Survey, which will benchmark board structures, practices and culture and highlight best practices and trends in the evolving environment.
Apr 4, 2018
Maine hospitals contributed $10.2 billion and 66,870 direct and indirect jobs to the state’s economy in 2016
Apr 3, 2018
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention today urged state and local health departments and health care facilities to work with its Antibiotic Resistance Lab Network to implement a coordinated strategy to prevent the spread of unusual germs that are resistant to all or most antibiotics or can spread their resistance to other germs, reporting more than 220 instances of such germs in the United States last year.
Apr 3, 2018
The AHA, Association of American Medical Colleges, America’s Essential Hospitals, Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems, Henry Ford Health System and Adventist Health System's Park Ridge Health yesterday urged a federal appeals court to find that they are entitled to a preliminary injunction in their lawsuit to prevent a nearly 30% Medicare payment reduction for many hospitals in the 340B drug savings program.
Apr 3, 2018
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration is accepting applications through May 29 for grants to establish, expand and maintain Assertive Community Treatment programs.
Apr 3, 2018
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will host an April 5 webinar to update health care providers and others as it rolls out new Medicare cards to beneficiaries that replace the Social Security-based beneficiary number with a new Medicare beneficiary identifier.
Apr 3, 2018
April 28 is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, an opportunity for the public to safely dispose of unwanted or expired prescription pills at sites throughout the country.