COVID-19: Coverage and Reimbursement

May 26, 2020
The Department of Health and Human Services has extended the deadline for health care providers to attest to receipt of payments from the Public Health and Social Services Emergency Fund and accept the terms and conditions.
May 26, 2020
On behalf of our nearly 5,000 member hospitals, health systems and other health care organizations, our clinical partners – including more than 270,000 affiliated physicians, 2 million nurses and other caregivers – and the 43,000 health care leaders who belong to our professional membership groups…
May 20, 2020
As urged by the AHA, Congress and the Administration have taken a number of steps to make available financial resources for health care providers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Many of these policies were authorized through the Families First Coronavirus Response Act and the Coronavirus Aid, Relief…
May 14, 2020
The AHA today provided comments on a number of provisions affecting hospitals and health systems that were included in the Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions (HEROES) Act — a $3 trillion COVID-19 relief package that was unveiled Tuesday by House Democratic leaders.
May 14, 2020
The Kaiser Family Foundation released a study showing the scope of COVID-19’s effect on health insurance coverage.
May 13, 2020
FEMA updated its policy for determining medical care costs eligible for assistance under its Public Assistance Program, available to government entities and certain private non-profit organizations during the COVID-19 emergency. 
May 12, 2020
House Democrats today unveiled the Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions (HEROES) Act – a $3 trillion COVID-19 relief package. The House is expected to vote on the bill on Friday, and the Senate is not expected to take up the bill in its current form.
May 8, 2020
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recently issued new Frequently Asked Questions to aid the Medicaid program and Children’s Health Insurance Program in their response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 8, 2020
The Department of Health and Human Services has extended the deadline for health care providers to attest to receipt of payments from the Public Health and Social Services Emergency and accept the terms and conditions.
May 7, 2020
The Department of Health and Human Services released updated FAQs related to payments from the Public Health and Social Services Emergency Fund.