Medicare

Dec 7, 2018
The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission this week discussed several draft recommendations for Congress, which the panel could vote on in January.
Nov 1, 2018
A federal court today ruled in favor of the AHA and its member hospital plaintiffs, and reinstated a mandamus order establishing annual deadline-based targets for reducing the backlog of Medicare appeals at the Administrative Law Judge level.
Oct 24, 2018
AHA and member hospitals yesterday told a federal court that court-ordered targets for reducing the backlog of Medicare appeals at the Administrative Law Judge level remain crucial for ensuring a maintenance of effort by the Department of Health and Human Services.
Sep 25, 2018
Medicare patients who receive care in a hospital outpatient department are likely to be poorer and have more severe chronic conditions than Medicare patients treated in an independent physician office, according to a study released today and prepared for the AHA.
May 21, 2020
he Government Accountability Office named three new members to the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission through April 2023.
May 7, 2020
The The American Hospital Association expresses support for the Rural Community Hospital Demonstration Extension Act of 2020. 
May 6, 2020
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Accelerated Payment program provides necessary funds when there is a disruption in claims submission and/or claims processing.
May 4, 2020
A panel of 4 experts discussed federal policy emerging from Congress and the Administration under COVID-19 focusing on rural health priorities and took questions from the audience. They reviewed emergency funding, Medicare and Medicaid payment improvements, telehealth, regulatory relief, 340B drug…
Apr 27, 2020
More than half of U.S. adults aged 70 and older have experienced a disruption in their medical care during the first month of social distancing for COVID-19, according to a new survey by NORC at the University of Chicago, the SCAN Foundation and John A. Hartford Foundation.