Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Mar 25, 2020
The National Uniform Billing Committee has issued guidance to help health care providers flag claims for COVID-19-related services.
Mar 25, 2020
The Joint Commission Tuesday issued the following FAQs related to COVID-19: 
Mar 25, 2020
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services issued an FAQ to address a temporary 6.2% increase to qualifying states’ and territories’ Federal Medical Assistance Percentage, enacted as part of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act signed into law on March 18.
Mar 25, 2020
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services issued an FAQ to outline COVID-19-related payment and grace period flexibilities for issuers offering coverage on the federally-facilitated exchanges and state-based exchanges on the federal platform.
Mar 25, 2020
The Senate released updated legislation as part of a widespread stimulus package to respond to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Mar 25, 2020
We appreciate all of your efforts and encourage you to visit the websites of your local hospitals and health systems to determine what needs exist and how you can best support them. In the event that they are not needed, these masks can be used by you, your family and friends in your community. Our…
Mar 25, 2020
AHA President and CEO Rick Pollack provides a statement on the Senate's coronavirus relief legislation.
Mar 25, 2020
The Senate today released updated legislation as part of a widespread stimulus package to respond to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Senate Republican and Democratic leaders, along with the Administration, agreed on the nearly $2 trillion package early this morning, and the Senate could…
Mar 25, 2020
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, many hospitals and health systems are expanding telehealth services. In addition, addressing mental health needs during this crisis is becoming increasingly important. In part one of this AHA Advancing Health podcast, Jay Bhatt, D.O., senior vice president and…
Mar 25, 2020
The AHA urges the Department of Health and Human Services to clarify its and the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act waivers issued under the public health and national emergency declarations. These declarations allow waivers consistent…