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Dec 3, 2021 by Rick Pollack
With the calendar turning to December, Congress finds itself in a familiar position: a long to-do-list, impending deadlines and facing uncertainty over how things will play out. 
Dec 2, 2021
The AHA has developed “What Boards Should Know About Cybersecurity” to assist hospital and health system trustees in asking key questions about their organization’s cybersecurity protocols.
Dec 2, 2021
The Department of Health and Human Services launched a central web resource for information on cybersecurity best practices recognized by its 405(d) program.
Dec 2, 2021
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services began requiring state Medicaid programs to cover counseling visits at which health care providers talk with families about COVID-19 vaccination for their children
Dec 2, 2021
The AHA joined Ascension, Johns Hopkins Medicine and 13 other organizations in launching Telehealth Access for America, a public education campaign to protect access to critical telehealth services. 
Dec 2, 2021
An AHA advertorial published in the Wall Street Journal highlights the growing challenges facing the nation’s health care workforce, how America’s hospitals and health systems are working to support them, and the need for policymakers at every level of government to do the same.
Dec 2, 2021
The AHA released its latest edition of the COVID-19 Snapshot underscoring the persisting challenges facing hospitals and health systems during the ongoing public health emergency.
Dec 2, 2021
President Biden announced his plan for responding to COVID-19 surges and the new omicron variant this winter.
Dec 2, 2021
The House will vote later on a continuing resolution to extend funding for federal programs through Feb. 18.
Dec 1, 2021
A federal district court in Louisiana late yesterday issued a preliminary injunction placing a temporary hold on enforcement of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services vaccine mandate for health care facilities in all states, except the 10 already covered by the Missouri district court’s preliminary injunction issued on Nov. 29.