May 3, 2023
The Food and Drug Administration on May 3 approved the first U.S. vaccine for respiratory syncytial virus, Arexvy by GlaxoSmithKline Biologicals, for use in individuals aged 60 and older.
Apr 14, 2023
As urged by the AHA, the U.S. Supreme Court today unanimously reversed a 9th Circuit decision that impliedly stripped federal district courts of jurisdiction over constitutional challenges to the Federal Trade Commission structure, procedures and existence.
Mar 13, 2023
The White House today released additional details related to President Biden’s budget request for fiscal year 2024. The main budget documents were released March 9 — today’s request provides more granular detail and historical information.
Mar 8, 2023
Hospitals and health systems are committed to empowering patients with all the information they need to live their healthiest lives. This includes ensuring they have access to accurate price information when seeking care. Our members are working to comply with both state and federal price…
Mar 3, 2023
The U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut this week largely dismissed a lawsuit alleging that Yale New Haven Hospital violated its fiduciary duties by selecting a retirement plan with excessive fees or poorly performing investments. The court allowed certain ancillary claims related…
Mar 3, 2023
In comments submitted today, AHA encouraged the Department of Health and Human Services to finalize as written its proposed rule regarding statutory conscience protections.
Jan 31, 2023
January 31, 2023 April Tabor Secretary Federal Trade Commission 600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Suite CC-5610 (Annex C) Washington, DC 20580 Re: Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, Federal Trade Commission; Non-Compete Clause Rule; 88 Fed. Reg. 3482 (RIN: 3084-AB74) (January 19, 2023) Dear Ms. Tabor:
AHA Letter to CMS on Establishment of a National Directory of Health Care Providers and Services (NDH)
Dec 1, 2022
The AHA shares CMS’ goals to improve patient access to provider information and to facilitate health information exchange and data reporting. However, we are concerned that adding one more provider directory requirement will not support patients in accessing the information they need about their…
Nov 29, 2022
On Oct. 31, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued its calendar year (CY) 2023 final rule for the home health (HH) prospective payment system (PPS).
Nov 28, 2022
A new memorandum from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is reinforcing the agency’s role in enforcing regulatory expectations that patients and hospital staff have an environment that prioritizes their safety to ensure effective delivery of health care.