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Sep 9, 2015
Passage of the Protecting Access to Rural Therapy Services Act, or PARTS Act, H.R. 1611/S. 257, the Critical Access Hospital Relief Act, H.R. 169/S.
Sep 9, 2015
Passage of the Protecting Access to Rural Therapy Services Act, or PARTS Act, H.R. 1611/S. 257, the Critical Access Hospital Relief Act, H.R. 169/S.
Jun 26, 2015
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services anticipates that the July update to the Hospital Compare website will include performance data reported voluntarily by critical access hospitals, th
Jun 9, 2015
Rural hospital leaders today made their case for regulatory relief from federal policies – like the 96-hour physician certification requirement, direct physician supervision of outpatient therapeut
Jun 9, 2015
Rural hospital leaders made their case for regulatory relief from federal policies – like the 96-hour physician certification requirement, direct physician supervision of outpatient therapeutic ser
Apr 6, 2015
Requiring critical access hospitals that are less than 15 miles from another hospital to revert to the hospital prospective payment system would generate modest savings for Medicare but likely be d
Mar 9, 2015
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services should seek legislation to reduce swing-bed reimbursement rates for critical access hospitals from 101% of reasonable costs to the daily rates paid
Feb 23, 2015
The AHA Friday applauded the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality’s proposal to shorten the Clinician and Group Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems patient experience surv
Feb 4, 2015
Essentia Health, an integrated health care delivery system based in Duluth, Minn., provides telehealth services to patients at 26 of its roughly 80 rural health clinics, small rural hospitals and l