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Feb 21, 2020
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Feb. 20 issued a rule proposing changes to the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement model, which bundles payment to acute care hospitals for hip and knee replacement surgery.
Feb 21, 2020 by Rick Pollack
AHA President and CEO Rick Pollack discusses the organization's upcoming events including the AHA Annual Membership Meeting and the AHA Leadership Celebration.
Feb 20, 2020
Hospitals and health systems are leading initiatives to foster healthy behaviors and improve the health of individuals and communities, according to new AHA resources highlighting their strategies and successes.
Feb 20, 2020
The National Center for Health Statistics and Bureau of Justice Statistics are surveying hospitals by telephone through April 6 to develop a comprehensive list of hospital-based services and programs for victims of crime and/or abuse.
Feb 20, 2020
This season’s flu vaccine has been about 45% effective at preventing flu-related outpatient visits, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported.
Feb 20, 2020
The Food and Drug Administration released a final rule regulating certain protein products, such as insulin, as biological products rather than drugs effective March 23.
Feb 20, 2020
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has created a Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System code (U0001) specifically for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes novel coronavirus (COVID-19) infection.
Feb 19, 2020 by Jay Bhatt, D.O., by Andy Shin
In this podcast, Jay Bhatt, AHA chief medical officer, and Andy Shin, chief operating officer of the AHA Center for Health Innovation, discuss major trends for 2020 and beyond as health care organizations build teams to advance clinical care and drive innovation.
Feb 19, 2020
California’s health insurance exchange added 418,052 new enrollees in 2020, a 41% increase from last year, the exchange announced.
Feb 19, 2020
AHA is engaging in early primary states, including Nevada and South Carolina, with ads about affordability and rural health care to ensure issues important to hospitals and health systems stay in front of candidates.