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Jun 21, 2018
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services seeks comments through Aug. 24 on how it can reduce regulatory burdens and obstacles to care coordination associated with the physician self-referral (Stark) law. According to the request for information, the agency is particularly interested in…
Dec 15, 2017
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Jun 21, 2018
Spotlight Health – the health care-focused opening segment of the annual Aspen Ideas Festival – kicks off today in Colorado. The three-day event features a diverse mix of sessions, with more than 125 presenters, 80 sessions spread over five tracks – The Cutting Edge of Medicine and Science;…
Jun 12, 2018
The AHA today voiced support for certain provisions in and proposed amendments to the Helping to End Addiction and Lessen (HEAL) Substance Use Disorders Act, which the Senate Finance Committee will begin marking up this afternoon. As introduced by Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-UT), the…
Jun 1, 2018
Legacy medical devices are “a key vulnerability for hospitals and health systems,” related to cybersecurity, and device “manufacturers must support end-users in providing a secure environment for safe patient care,” AHA today told leaders of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. “This support…
Jun 1, 2018
The Department of Health and Human Services today delayed until July 1, 2019 implementation of its final rule on 340B drug ceiling prices and civil monetary penalties for manufacturers. "With skyrocketing prescription drug price increases presenting hospitals, health systems and patients with…
Jun 1, 2018
Hospital and health system leaders are invited to apply for the AHA’s Health Care System Transformation Fellowship. This year’s nine-month program is strategically aligning with AHA’s Value Initiative to provide training in leadership and value-based strategies that can be used to tackle the key…
May 31, 2018
The Missouri Hospital Association will receive the 2018 Dick Davidson Quality Milestone Award for Allied Association Leadership for its work to improve health care quality, AHA announced today. The Ohio Hospital Association was selected for honorable mention for the 2018 award. “America’s hospitals…
May 30, 2018
A new AHA issue brief offers a prototype practice model to help hospitals and health systems meet the complex needs of older adults across care settings. The model focuses health systems on knowing and acting on each older adult’s specific health outcome goals and care preferences; using age-…
May 24, 2018
The AHA today submitted comments on the Food and Drug Administration’s Medical Device Safety Action Plan. Released in April, the plan outlines new pre- and post-market authorities, guidance and an expert board under consideration by the agency to improve device security and how device makers…