Regulatory Relief

Jan 17, 2018
New industry effort will help simplify processes and improve communications for more efficient patient care
  WASHINGTON – January 17, 2018 – Physicians, pharmacists, medical groups, hospitals, and health insurance providers are working together to improve prior authorization processes for patients’ medical treatments, also known as pre-approval. This will help patients have access to safe,…
Dec 7, 2017
AHA again urged the Food and Drug Administration today to allow health system pharmacies to distribute compounded products to other system facilities located more than one mile away. “The AHA is concerned that the one-mile radius limitation [included in draft guidance last year] is not workable for…
Dec 7, 2017
AHA again urged the Food and Drug Administration today to allow health system pharmacies to distribute compounded products to other system facilities located more than one mile away. “The AHA is concerned that the one-mile radius limitation [included in draft guidance last year] is not workable for…
Dec 7, 2017
The Food and Drug Administration today released for comment draft guidance clarifying what types of clinical and patient decision support software would no longer be regulated by the agency as a medical device under the 21st Century Cures Act. FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., said the…
Dec 7, 2017
AHA responds to the Food and Drug Administrations request for information on regulatory flexibilities and efficiencies.
Nov 13, 2017
The AHA joined by the Association of American Medical Colleges and America’s Essential Hospitals today filed a federal lawsuit to prevent the Centers for Medicare…
Nov 3, 2017
Regulatory Overload Report
Nov 2, 2017
Sens. John Thune (R-SD), Lamar Alexander (R-TN), Mike Enzi (R-WY), Pat Roberts (R-KS), Richard Burr (R-NC) and Bill Cassidy (R-LA) today introduced the EHR Regulatory Relief Act (S. 2059), legislation that would provide regulatory flexibility and hardship relief to hospitals and eligible…
Nov 2, 2017
The Centers for Medicare…