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Jan 14, 2021
On Dec. 27, 2020, the No Surprises Act was signed into law as part of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 (H.R. 133; Division BB – Private Health Insurance and Public Health Provisions).
Jan 14, 2021
The AHA Board of Trustees today approved the following statement on AHA’s political giving practices. “The tragic events last week at the U.S. Capitol were an assault on our democracy. This prompted the AHA to begin an immediate review of our political giving practices to ensure they are guided by…
Jan 13, 2021
The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC, or the Commission) will vote this month on payment recommendations for 2022.
Jan 13, 2021
The hospital-at-home model continues to emerge as a promising approach to improve value for some patients by enabling them to receive acute-level care in their homes. In this Members in Action podcast, Julia Resnick, senior program manager at the AHA, speaks with Linda DeCherrie, M.D., clinical…
Jan 12, 2021
AHA President and CEO Rick Pollack issued the following statement today in response to the violence last week at the U.S. Capitol. “Like Americans everywhere, the American Hospital Association has reacted with alarm, outrage, and horror as the unfolding story around the violence at the Capitol…
Jan 12, 2021
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) today updated its guidance to hospitals on the reporting of COVID-19-related data. Specifically, HHS requests that hospitals report data on COVID-19 vaccine administration to health care personnel and patients once per week, starting tomorrow, Jan.…
Jan 12, 2021
AHA President and CEO Rick Pollack issued the following statement in response to the violence last week at the U.S. Capitol.