Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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Mar 11, 2020
This new benefit for AHA members will make it easier for you to monitor your performance over time and connect with others. Take your assessment and join the growing digital health community.
Mar 10, 2020
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Robert Redfield said the agency is in the process of setting up a public tracker for novel coronavirus (COVID-19) tests, and it could be available this week.  
Mar 9, 2020
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its guidance for evaluating and testing patients for novel coronavirus (COVID-19), and for assessing and managing health care personnel with potential exposure to patients with the virus.  
Mar 6, 2020
Health care is a team sport. Patients benefit when health care teams work together to enhance care coordination. This has taken on an even greater urgency as our country prepares for and responds to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. 
Mar 6, 2020
America’s Health Insurance Plans said it is taking action to make sure plans cover COVID-19 diagnostic testing and reduce service barriers, such as prior-authorization and cost-sharing. AHIP also is encouraging the use of telehealth and at-home care to widen access. 
Mar 6, 2020
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) March 5 released information on the coverage and payment of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) under Medicare, Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) and the Individual and Small Group Markets. CMS also announced that it developed a…
Mar 5, 2020
The AHA today urged the Department of Health and Human Services to take a number of regulatory actions that would help hospitals and health systems better prepare for and respond to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Among other actions, AHA urged HHS to enable broader use of telehealth and…
Mar 5, 2020
The Senate today passed an $8.3 billion spending package, to combat the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The House overwhelmingly passed the package yesterday.
Mar 5, 2020
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its guidance for risk assessment and public health management of health care personnel with potential exposure to patients with novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
Mar 4, 2020
Congressional leaders today reached a deal on an $8.3 billion spending package to combat the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The House passed the bill this afternoon, and the Senate is expected to take it up soon. Select highlights of the package follow.