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May 14, 2018
The Bipartisan Budget Act retroactively extended the enhanced low-volume payment adjustment, which provides an add-on payment to qualifying low-volume hospitals to help improve access to care in rural areas.
May 8, 2018
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services today released the agency’s strategy to promote high-quality health care for all rural Americans, address the unique economics of providing rural health care, and bring a rural focus to CMS health care delivery and payment reforms.
May 7, 2018
Reps. Lynn Jenkins (R-KS), Ron Kind (D-WI) and Terri Sewell (D-AL) today introduced AHA-supported legislation that would create a new Medicare facility designation to help rural communities maintain access to essential emergency and outpatient services for patients.
May 7, 2018
Watch the video The timing of the AHA Annual Membership Meeting presents a “real opportunity to talk with yo
Apr 27, 2018
AHA this week urged the agency to reverse the FY 2017 cuts and permanently adjust the program’s funding cap to prevent similar cuts in the future.
Apr 24, 2018
AHA today urged the Federal Communications Commission to reverse the “large and unexpected” funding cuts to Rural Health Care program participants in fiscal year 2017 and permanently adjust the program’s funding cap to prevent similar cuts in the future.
Mar 28, 2018 by Genevieve Diesing
A multidisciplinary approach helped CHI St. Gabriel's make fundamental shifts in its community.
Mar 23, 2018
President Trump today signed into law an omnibus appropriations bill funding federal discretionary programs through September.
Mar 22, 2018
The $1.3 trillion bill, released last night after an agreement by congressional leaders and the White House, includes $88.1 billion for Department of Health and Human Services programs, a $10.1 billion increase from fiscal year 2017.