Mar 2, 2020
Hospital Value-based Purchasing Program Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program Hospital-acquired Condition Reduction Program
Dec 19, 2019
The Senate today voted 71-23 to pass legislation (H.R. 1865) funding the Department of Health and Human Services and other non-Defense agencies for fiscal year 2020.
Nov 21, 2019
The Senate today voted 74-20 to approve and send to the president a continuing resolution funding the federal government through Dec. 20 and delaying impending Medicaid cuts, among other provisions.
Nov 12, 2019
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services today issued a proposed rule intended to increase oversight and transparency in Medicaid supplemental payment programs, including Disproportionate Share Hospital payments, and how states finance these programs.
Aug 16, 2019
Two weeks ago, I wrote about the important role AHA member hospitals and health system leaders play in advocating for the field. This week, I’ll tell you exactly what we’re advocating for when Congress returns in September … and how you can help.
Aug 14, 2019
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit reversed the voiding of a rule that included Medicare and private insurance payments when calculating the hospital-specific limit on Medicaid disproportionate share hospital payments.
Jul 17, 2019
The House Energy and Commerce Committee today approved legislation to address surprise medical bills and Medicaid disproportionate share hospital cuts.
Jun 3, 2019
The U.S. Supreme Court today affirmed a D.C. Circuit Court decision that the Department of Health and Human Services violated the Medicare Act when it changed Medicare’s reimbursement adjustment formula for disproportionate share hospitals without providing notice and opportunity to comment.
Jun 3, 2019
America’s hospitals and health systems applaud today’s Supreme Court decision finding that the Department of Health and Human Services violated the Medicare Act when it changed Medicare's reimbursement formula for disproportionate share hospitals without providing notice and opportunity to comment.
May 15, 2019
The AHA released a detailed summary of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ hospital inpatient prospective payment system proposed rule for fiscal year 2020.