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Mar 2, 2021
The National Emergency Tele-Critical Care Network offers hospitals and health systems needing clinical support to care for seriously ill COVID-19 patients free telehealth access to critical care physicians, nurses and other clinical experts.
Mar 2, 2021
At a House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health hearing , health care stakeholders urged Congress to consider how to ensure flexibilities remain for patients and health care providers in telehealth beyond the public health emergency.
Mar 2, 2021
The National Institutes of Health has halted a clinical trial evaluating the effectiveness of COVID-19 convalescent plasma in emergency department patients with mild-to-moderate COVID-19 symptoms and at least one risk factor for severe COVID-19 after an independent board concluded from the data that the treatment was unlikely to help such patients.
Mar 2, 2021
President Biden today announced a major partnership between Johnson & Johnson and Merck to manufacture the latest COVID-19 vaccine to be authorized for emergency use in the U.S.
Mar 2, 2021
AHA voiced support for the National Coronavirus Commission Act (S. 412), legislation that would create a national commission to examine lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic and how to improve public health readiness.
Mar 2, 2021
The AHA, American Medical Association, American Health Care Association, National Association for Home Care & Hospice, National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, and Association for Clinical Oncology urged Senate leaders to extend the moratorium on the Medicare sequester cuts beyond March 31.
Mar 1, 2021
Saint Anthony Hospital on Chicago’s southwest side is helping to meet its core mission of serving all in need of care with a recently launched maternal health care initiative and intervention program.
Mar 1, 2021
A recent JAMA article, “recycles old and tired arguments about hospital consolidation without any examination of the impact of consolidation in the commercial health insurance industry or related health care sectors that promise to have a profound impact on the cost, quality and accessibility of health care for consumers,” AHA President and CEO Rick Pollack writes in a new blog post.
Mar 1, 2021
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services allocated $2.3 million in additional funding to current navigator grant recipients in the 28 states using the federally facilitated marketplace to help enroll consumers in marketplace, Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance coverage during the special enrollment period that runs through May 15. 
Mar 1, 2021
The AHA voiced support for the Telehealth Modernization Act (S.368), legislation that would remove geographic and originating site restrictions to allow patients to receive telehealth in their homes and other locations.