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Mar 6, 2020
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) March 5 released information on the coverage and payment of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) under Medicare, Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) and the Individual and Small Group Markets. CMS also announced that it developed a…
Mar 6, 2020
Here, you will find a digital toolkit for the 2019 National Hospital Week. Please use these messages and graphics to promote your National Hospital Week events and efforts.
Mar 6, 2020
The AHA March 5 expressed support for legislation (S. 3399) to extend for five additional years the Frontier Community Health Integration Project (FCHIP) demonstration. Launched in 2016, the FCHIP aims to better integrate and coordinate care, and reduce avoidable hospitalizations, admissions and…
Mar 5, 2020
The AHA today urged the Department of Health and Human Services to take a number of regulatory actions that would help hospitals and health systems better prepare for and respond to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Among other actions, AHA urged HHS to enable broader use of telehealth and…
Mar 5, 2020
The Senate today passed an $8.3 billion spending package, to combat the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The House overwhelmingly passed the package yesterday.
Mar 5, 2020
AHA, health organizations letter to Senate Chairman, Lamar Alexander and Ranking Member Patty Murray, expressing support of S.2723 - The Mitigating Emergency Drug Shortages (MEDS) Act.
Mar 5, 2020
 AHA, health organizations letter to Representatives Peters, Engel, Eshoo, Schrader, Guthrie, Hudson, McCaul, and Bilirakis, supporting the Preventing Drug Shortages Act. 
Mar 5, 2020
In part two of this AHA Advancing Health podcast, Jay Bhatt, D.O., AHA senior vice president and chief medical officer, and Maurice Jones, president and CEO of the Local Initiatives Support Corporation, continue their discussion on social determinants of health and how collaborations between…
Mar 4, 2020
Congressional leaders today reached a deal on an $8.3 billion spending package to combat the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The House passed the bill this afternoon, and the Senate is expected to take it up soon. Select highlights of the package follow.