May 16, 2023
Hospitals may continue to bill through calendar year 2023 for certain outpatient physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech language pathology services, Diabetes Self-Management Training, and Medical Nutrition Therapy provided by hospital staff to Medicare beneficiaries in their homes through…
May 12, 2023
Telehealth Access for America, an AHA-supported campaign to protect patient access to critical telehealth services, urged Congress to make permanent certain Medicare telehealth flexibilities granted during the COVID-19 public health emergency and extended through 2024 by the Consolidated…
May 9, 2023
As urged by the AHA, the Drug Enforcement Administration and Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration released a temporary rule extending telehealth prescribing flexibilities for buprenorphine and other controlled substances through Nov. 11, 2024, while they develop final…
May 2, 2023
Rural hospitals, which deliver about one in 10 babies nationally each year, have been closing in significant numbers. Despite the challenging environment, rural hospitals and health systems are taking traditional and innovative approaches to build or expand their maternal health programs.
Apr 26, 2023
The AHA and its members are committed to promoting affordability and value to advance the health of our patients. Given the hearing’s focus of reducing health care costs, we provide comments on a number of policies aimed at increasing access to quality care at reduced costs.
Apr 25, 2023
In this webinar, learn how partnering with tech-enabled solutions enables you to provide affordable, scalable, customized, high-quality telemedicine care in rural communities. The right telehealth partnership can boost your ability to bridge resource gaps, augment workflows and reduce costs while…
Apr 11, 2023
HIPAA enforcement discretion implemented for the COVID-19 public health emergency will expire with the end of the PHE on May 11, but covered health care providers will have until Aug. 9 to comply with the HIPAA rules with respect to telehealth, the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office…
Mar 30, 2023
Medicare patients who have access to telehealth services and medications for opioid use disorder have lower risk of fatal drug overdose, according to a study reported yesterday in JAMA Psychiatry.
Mar 29, 2023
AHA's feedback on a Drug Enforcement Administration proposed rule for the telemedicine prescribing of controlled substances when there has not been a prior in-person medical evaluation.
Mar 20, 2023
AHA responds to the RFI on the drivers of health care workforce shortages and solutions.