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Sep 5, 2018
The AHA, Association of American Medical Colleges, America’s Essential Hospitals, and three hospital plaintiffs today refiled a lawsuit in federal district court seeking expedited relief from Medicare payment cuts for many hospitals in the 340B Drug Pricing Program.
Sep 5, 2018
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention yesterday published clinical guidelines for health care providers treating children with mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI), also known as concussion.
Sep 5, 2018
The AHA’s Association for the Health Care Environment has received two awards for its Certified Health Care Environmental Services Technician program.
Sep 5, 2018
AHA Chair Nancy Howell Agee, former NFL star Charles “Peanut” Tillman and others to headline Sept. 28 - Oct. 2 conference.
Sep 5, 2018
Plus: a nurse brings a man back to life at a school volleyball game, and it may be time for nurses to learn more about genomics.
Sep 5, 2018 by Ashley Thompson
A recent article in the New York Times, “A Little-Known Windfall for Some Hospitals, Now Facing Big Cuts,” gives a thoroughly inaccurate and misleading view of the 340B Drug Pricing Program.
Sep 4, 2018
AHA Aug. 31 expressed support for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ efforts to develop an alternative to the current home health case-mix system, but urged the agency to continue to refine the proposed patient-driven groupings model to address provider concerns.
Sep 4, 2018
House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders Aug. 30 sent a letter to the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission asking it to conduct additional research on hospital consolidation and the financial impact it has on Medicare patients and the program.
Sep 4, 2018
The AHA and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have published a new guide with team-based best practices, case studies and resources on preventing infections in the health care environment.
Sep 4, 2018
Accountable care organizations saved Medicare about $314 million in 2017.