Behavioral Health Workers

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.
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,…