AHA

Jan 7, 2020
AHA Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer Jay Bhatt, D.O. recently was featured on a Fox News story on hospitals in Denver and Chicago are investing in real estate and moving individuals directly from hospital emergency rooms into stable housing with intensive case management. See the…
Jan 6, 2020
The Department of Health and Human Services has reduced its backlog of Medicare appeals at the Administrative Law Judge level by 31.4%, to 292,517, since AHA and three member hospitals and health systems won a legal challenge to the backlog in November 2018.
Jan 6, 2020
Watch the video below to learn more about her background, key priorities and what she is most excited about for her year as AHA chair.
Dec 20, 2019
The AHA today commented on the Food and Drug Administration’s draft guidance for industry and FDA staff on clinical decision support software as part of the agency’s efforts to implement Section 3060(a) of the 21st Century Cures Act.
Dec 18, 2019
The Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General has taken “the first steps toward much needed reform” of the federal anti-kickback statute and civil monetary penalty rules regarding beneficiary inducements.
Dec 13, 2019
AHA and its American Organization for Nursing Leadership today voiced support for the Resolving Extended Limbo for Immigrant Employees and Families Act.
Dec 13, 2019
The Department of Health and Human Services Dec. 12 announced that it intends to ask the U.S. Court of Appeals to reverse a district court ruling in favor of the AHA.
Dec 12, 2019
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will automatically reprocess calendar year 2019 claims for hospital outpatient services provided in off-campus provider-based departments grandfathered under the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015.
Dec 12, 2019
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will automatically reprocess calendar year 2019 claims for hospital outpatient services provided in off-campus provider-based departments grandfathered under the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015.
Dec 12, 2019
As open enrollment closes Dec. 15, a unique Treasury Department experiment found that sending letters to the uninsured resulted in increased health insurance enrollment, leading to reduced mortality, writes Ariel Levin, AHA senior associate director for state issues.