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Dec 5, 2022
AHA today expressed concern that legislation to eliminate the per-country cap for employment-based immigrant visas (H.R.3648) could severely limit the future ability of foreign-trained nurses to obtain immigrant visas.
Dec 5, 2022 by Wright L. Lassiter III, Chair, American Hospital Association
The AHA team is planning a strong lineup of conferences and events for 2023 to keep health care leaders connected and highlight stories of impact, innovation and inspiration.
Dec 2, 2022
Hospitals and health systems added 10,800 jobs in October, while U.S. jobs overall increased by 261,000, according to data released today by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Dec 2, 2022
HHS released the Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program federal medical assistance percentages for fiscal year FY 2024.
Dec 2, 2022
The number of health care providers with waivers to prescribe buprenorphine for opioid use disorder increased 19% between October 2021 and September 2022 to 132,005, HHS announced.
Dec 2, 2022
HIPAA-regulated entities are not permitted to use online tracking technologies in a manner that would result in impermissible disclosures of protected health information to tracking technology vendors or any other violation of the HIPAA rules, HHS' Office for Civil Rights reminded covered entities and business associates in a bulletin yesterday.
Dec 2, 2022
The Health Resources and Services Administration has released Maternity Care Target Area weighted scores for Primary Care Health Professional Shortage Areas experiencing a shortage of maternity health care professionals.
Dec 2, 2022
The National Quality Forum’s Measure Applications Partnership is accepting public comment through Dec. 7 at 6 p.m. ET on 52 performance measures CMS is considering for use in Medicare public reporting and payment programs.
Dec 2, 2022
AHA sent a letter to Sen. Mark Warner, co-chair of the Senate Cybersecurity Caucus, responding to his recent report on policy options to address cybersecurity challenges in the health care field.
Dec 2, 2022 by Rick Pollack, President and CEO, AHA
As Congress convenes for its post-election lame-duck session, we are turning up the pressure to secure additional support for hospitals and the patients and communities they serve. We need to put on a full-court press — and that includes all of us reaching out to our senators and representatives — to urge them to include a number of key priorities in a year-end spending package.