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Dec 1, 2022
Learn how New York’s Mount Sinai Health System took on the task of addressing its community’s health inequities while managing the myriad challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, an effort that captured AHA's 2022 Equity of Care Award.
Dec 1, 2022
AHA today urged the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services not to establish a national directory of health care providers and services (NDH) at this time.
Dec 1, 2022
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services seeks public input on topics related to essential health benefits — items and services that all non-grandfathered health plans in the individual and small group markets must cover under the Affordable Care Act
Dec 1, 2022
AHA today urged the Drug Enforcement Administration to release its proposed rules outlining a special registration process for prescribing medically necessary controlled substances via telehealth a
Dec 1, 2022
The Food and Drug Administration does not currently authorize the monoclonal antibody bamlanivimab for emergency use to treat mild-to-moderate COVID-19 in the United States because it is not expected to neutralize the predominating BQ.1 and BQ.1.1. omicron subvariants.
Dec 1, 2022
As the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission considers Medicare payment adequacy, AHA today encouraged the panel to recommend adding a one-time retrospective adjustment to the fiscal year 2024 market basket updates to help hospitals and health systems remain financially viable.
Dec 1, 2022
AHA today urged Congress to take certain steps to strengthen the behavioral health workforce, reduce regulatory burdens for psychiatric facilities, and revise arbitrary and outdated payment policies that undervalue behavioral health services.
Nov 30, 2022
In this podcast, Kevin Biese, M.D., co-director of the Division of Geriatric Emergency Medicine with the University of North Carolina School Of Medicine, speaks with Marie Cleary Fishman, AHA’s vice president of clinical quality, about what emergency medicine can do to better serve aging patients.
Nov 30, 2022
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention yesterday awarded public health departments $3.14 billion over five years to recruit, retain and train public health workers and improve their data, systems and processes.
Nov 30, 2022
U.S. hospitals and health systems in October experienced their 10th consecutive month of negative operating margins, Kaufman Hall reported today. Median operating margins were down 43% from a year ago, as high labor and other costs continued to outpace revenues and labor shortages delayed discharges and admissions.