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Mar 24, 2020
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) March 23 clarified that patients with COVID-19 can be discharged from a health care facility when clinically indicated. This information can be found under the blue heading, Disposition of Patients with COVID-19.
Mar 24, 2020
A succinct reference guide on how to deploy new PCs safely - developed by Mitch Parker, Chief Information Security Officer, Indiana University Health, in collaboration with John Riggi, AHA Senior Advisor for Cybersecurity and Risk. March 23, 2020
Mar 23, 2020
In response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) March 22 published additional information focused on mitigating disruptions to or shortages in the ventilator supply chain.
Mar 23, 2020
AHA urges the Department of Labor to accurately define “health care provider” when promulgating regulations implementing key sections of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act and clarify how this policy will be operationalized, including how it interacts with state law
Mar 23, 2020
Contact Your Senators, Representative Today and Urge Them to Provide $100 Billion in Funding to Hospitals and Health Systems in Coronavirus Legislation Please reach out to your lawmakers immediately as discussions are moving quickly
Mar 23, 2020
Leaders from the Senate, House and Administration continue to negotiate a third spending package related to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has introduced the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES/S. 3548); however, the Senate legislative…
Mar 21, 2020
AHA, others urge President to immediately use Defense Production Act to increase domestic production of medical supplies. The AHA, American Medical Association and American Nurses Association this afternoon urged President Trump to immediately use the Defense Production Act to increase the domestic…
Mar 20, 2020
Representatives from AHA’s Rural Health Services Council met February 27-28, 2020 in Denver. Agenda items included presentations on patient billing guidelines, policy on “Seizing the Conversation,” improvements in health plan administrative processes and new models of payment and delivery.
Mar 20, 2020
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell yesterday introduced the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, (S. 3548). The bill, also known as an economic stimulus package, is the third large-scale congressional effort in response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.