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Apr 16, 2021
Health care providers participating in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s COVID-19 Vaccination Program must administer the vaccines at no cost to recipients, the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Inspector General reminded providers and the public. 
Apr 16, 2021
The Federal Communications Commission will accept applications for COVID-19 Telehealth Program Round 2 funding from April 29 at 12 p.m. ET to May 6 at 12 p.m. ET. 
Apr 16, 2021 by Rick Pollack
When President Biden signed legislation on Wednesday eliminating the 2% across-the-board cut to all Medicare payments until the end of 2021, it extended needed relief to doctors, hospitals and other providers caring for patients and vaccinating communities. 
Apr 15, 2021
During the COVID-19 pandemic, the University of California San Francisco Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences tested a new survey tool to capture patient experiences of obstetric racism during hospital births.
Apr 15, 2021
The AHA released the second poster in the People Matter, Words Matter series, this time helping hospitals and health systems talk to and about individuals with a substance use disorder by seeing them as people battling severe illness.
Apr 15, 2021
Drug overdose deaths in the United States rose by an estimated 29% between September 2019 and September 2020 to 90,237, according to preliminary data released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Apr 14, 2021
Reps. Cheri Bustos, D-Ill., Tom Cole, R-Okla., Jim McGovern, D-Mass., and Markwayne Mullin, R-Okla., reintroduced the Social Determinants Accelerator Act, AHA-supported legislation that would provide planning grants and technical assistance to help states and communities address the social determinants of health for high-need Medicaid patients.
Apr 14, 2021
At AHA’s Amplifying the Voices of Mothers event, experts from across the health care field engaged in a national conversation dedicated to maternal health equity.
Apr 14, 2021
The FBI removed malicious code from vulnerable Microsoft Exchange Servers running on-premises versions of MES software for enterprise-level e-mail service, the agency announced in a notice to private industry.
Apr 14, 2021
The number of physician residency programs increased by 14% between 2014-2015 and 2019-2020 as the programs transitioned to a single accreditor, while the number of residents in the programs increased by 13%, according to a report released by the Government Accountability Office.