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Aug 5, 2022
The Senate this weekend is expected to take up the Inflation Reduction Act (H.R. 5376), a roughly $700 billion social spending package that includes health care, climate change and tax provisions.
Aug 5, 2022 by Rick Pollack, President and CEO, AHA
One important learning from the two-and-a-half-year COVID-19 pandemic is that the public health emergency (PHE) waivers made an enormous difference for hospitals and health systems.
Aug 4, 2022
As the number of U.S. monkeypox cases continues to grow, Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra today declared the outbreak a public health emergency. 
Aug 4, 2022
Health Services Research will accept abstracts through Sept. 12 for a special issue on cross-sector collaboration that aligns health care, public health and social services.
Aug 4, 2022
Children infected with COVID-19 are at higher risk afterwards for certain symptoms or conditions, according to a study released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Aug 4, 2022
AHA yesterday asked the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia to order the Department of Health and Human Services to immediately stop underpaying certain hospitals that participate in the 340B Drug Pricing Program and promptly repay them for the unlawful cuts since 2018 without penalizing other hospitals.
Aug 3, 2022
President Biden named Federal Emergency Management Agency Region 9 Administrator Robert Fenton to coordinate the administration’s monkeypox response.
Aug 3, 2022
As directed by President Biden in April, HHA released a national plan for researching the long-term effects of COVID-19, and a report on federally funded services available to help health care providers and patients address these long-term effects.  
Aug 3, 2022
President Biden today directed the Secretary of Health and Human Services to consider actions to expand access to abortion and other reproductive health services through Medicaid.
Aug 3, 2022
The Environmental Protection Agency released a list of commercial medical device sterilizing facilities where lifetime risk from ethylene oxide emissions are highest to people who live nearby.