Behavioral Health Workers

Jan 4, 2021
AHA urges the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology to extend the deadline to comply with its final rule implementing information blocking provisions of the 21st Century Cures Act to 2022 or six months after the end of the…
Dec 22, 2020
The House and Senate last night approved the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021. The legislation includes roughly $900 billion in COVID-19 relief, including a number of provisions beneficial to hospitals and health systems, and $1.4 trillion in spending that will fund the federal government…
Oct 1, 2020
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) today announced the forthcoming distribution to all hospitals, as well as other providers, of $20 billion in funds from the Public Health and Social Services Emergency Fund
Jul 21, 2020
Read the July 2020 report for members of the American Hospital Association and the National Association for Behavioral Healthcare.
Jun 29, 2020
The resources in this area showcase multiple clinical innovations, including how the integration of physical and behavioral health improves patient outcomes and satisfaction, and reduces the total cost of care; how digital solutions can expand access to care and fill gaps in the continuum of care,…
Jun 25, 2020
The resources in this section help educate and inform hospitals and health systems on the importance and value of reducing stigma, as well as prevention and early intervention initiatives for individuals with behavioral health disorders.
May 27, 2020
Parkview Health’s efforts to improve the physical environment, engage its clinical staff and increase training contributed to improved patient perception and a decrease in reported workplace violence. Learn from Parkview Health’s leadership on how this culture shift created compassionate…
Apr 2, 2020
We hope you find the strategies and resources on this page useful to manage your own mental wellbeing, and the mental wellbeing of your health care providers during the pandemic or any other crisis.
Dec 6, 2019
AHA comments on the House Ways & Means Committee Rural and Underserved Communities Health Task Force request for information (RFI). The RFI solicits comments on factors that contribute to health outcomes in these areas, examples of successful models and lessons from the field that…