Behavioral Health Workers

Dec 1, 2022
The AHA believes physical and mental health care are inextricably linked, and everyone deserves access to quality behavioral health care. We write to encourage Congress to take steps to provide relief to those seeking and administering behavioral health care.
Oct 25, 2022
Saturday’s senseless violence at Methodist Dallas Medical Center that took the lives of two health care workers has stunned the health care community across the country.
Mar 16, 2021
Providers will have to access consumer behavioral health data and have the ability to apply advanced analytics and artificial intelligence to enable preventive interventions, predict early onset of behavioral disorders, recommend interventions to improve behavioral health outcomes and tailor…
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…
Dec 11, 2020
The AHA expresses support for the bipartisan Dr. Lorna Breen Health Care Provider Protection Act (S. 4349), legislation that aims to reduce and prevent burnout, behavioral disorders and suicide among health care professionals.
Nov 18, 2020
In this episode, Rebecca Chickey, MPH, senior director of behavioral health and field engagement at the American Hospital Association is joined by Brian Kay, vice president of continuous improvement at Rogers Behavioral Health, as well as Dr. Patrick O’Malley, medical director of primary care…
Oct 6, 2020
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) today released guidance on how it will implement an Aug. 25 interim final rule that makes collecting and reporting COVID-19 data a condition of participation (CoP) for hospitals that participate in Medicare.