Current & Emerging Payment Models

Dec 4, 2018
The AHA, jointly filed a lawsuit against the Department of Health and Human Services for finalizing a policy to phase-in a reduction in payments for hospital outpatient clinic visit services furnished in off-campus provider-based departments that are grandfathered under Section 603 of the…
Dec 15, 2021
Responding to a recent request for input from the field, the AHA urged the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation to balance the risk and reward in its alternative payment models “in a way that reflects the significant investments required to launch and maintain APM participation.”
Dec 15, 2021
Responding to a recent request for input from the field, the AHA yesterday urged the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation to balance the risk and reward in its alternative payment models “in a way that reflects the significant investments required to launch and maintain APM participation.”
Nov 2, 2021
AHA commented on recent Medicare Payment Advisory Commission discussions on possible approaches to reducing spending on Part B drugs and biologicals, improving alternative payment models, and revising the hospital wage index.
Oct 25, 2021
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services released Medicare Part B billing codes and payment allowances for reporting and administering single booster doses of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines to eligible adults as authorized Oct. 22 by the Food and Drug Administration.
Oct 20, 2021
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ Innovation Center released a strategic plan to guide its health care payment and delivery models and priorities over the next decade.
Sep 14, 2021
Health Resources and Services Administration officials Sept. 9 at 3 p.m. ET will conduct a webinar on which they will answer questions on the Provider Relief Fund reporting requirements. On the webinar, which is being conducted exclusively for AHA members, HRSA officials will discuss PRF portal…
Sep 10, 2021
As strongly advocated by the AHA, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) today announced that it is rescinding prior audit denials for hospitals that had failed to qualify for the “mid-build exception” so that the agency can review the determinations.
Sep 2, 2021
It is imperative that Congress invest in America’s hospitals and health systems to ensure that the nation’s health care needs can be met today and into the future. The AHA supports investments in infrastructure, such as the health care workforce, behavioral health, the accessibility and…
Sep 2, 2021
The American Hospital Association (AHA) would like to share hospital and health system priorities that would benefit patients and communities around the country that we would like to see included in the upcoming budget reconciliation legislation.