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Feb 9, 2018
The logjam broke this week when Congress passed a spending bill that included many important provisions that benefit the patients and communities we are privileged to serve each day. Importantly, the bill delays for two years cuts to Medicaid disproportionate share hospital payments, which are…
Feb 13, 2018
The AHA yesterday recommended that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services provide a complete package of information on its new Bundled Payments for Care Improvement Advanced Model by March 1, and delay the program’s application deadline from March 12 to April 16. “Our members support the…
Feb 9, 2018
Congress today passed and President Trump signed into law a massive two-year budget bill containing a number of priorities important to hospitals and health systems. In addition to immediately funding the government until March 23, the bill also raises the debt ceiling and sets spending levels for…
Feb 9, 2018
Contact:          Marie Johnson, (202) 626-2351                        Colin Milligan, (202) 638-5491 Rick Pollack President and CEO American Hospital Association February 9, 2018…
Jan 29, 2018
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services today extended for another six months its moratoria on enrollment of new Medicare home health agencies in Florida, Illinois, Michigan and Texas, and on new Part B non-emergency ground ambulance suppliers in New Jersey, Pennsylvania. The extension…
Jan 23, 2018
The president last night signed a continuing resolution funding the federal government through Feb. 8 and the Children’s Health Insurance Program for six years after the House and Senate approved the measure. The bill also delays the Affordable Care Act’s medical device tax and so-called Cadillac…
Jan 22, 2018
The Senate today voted to proceed to a vote on a continuing resolution that would fund the federal government through Feb. 8 and the Children’s Health Insurance Program for six years. The bill also would delay the Affordable Care Act’s medical device tax and so-called Cadillac tax on high-cost…
Jan 19, 2018
The House of Representatives voted 230-197 last night to approve a continuing resolution that would fund the federal government through Feb. 16 and the Children’s Health Insurance Program for six years. The bill also would delay the Affordable Care Act’s medical device tax and so-called…
Jan 17, 2018
House Appropriations Chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-NJ) last night introduced a continuing resolution that would fund the federal government through Feb. 16 and the Children’s Health Insurance Program for six years. The bill also would delay the Affordable Care Act’s medical device tax and…