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Apr 9, 2021
AHA voiced support for confirming Biden nominees Andrea Palm as deputy secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services and Chiquita Brooks-LaSure as administrator for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
Apr 9, 2021
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has selected 61 applicants for the Value in Opioid Use Disorder Treatment Demonstration, a four-year Medicare payment model beginning this month for selected health care providers who agree to participate.
Apr 9, 2021
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Rochelle Walensky M.D., declared racism “a serious public health threat,” and said the agency would accelerate its work to address racism as a fundamental driver of racial and ethnic health inequities in the United States.
Apr 9, 2021
President Biden submitted to Congress his discretionary budget request for fiscal year 2022.
Apr 9, 2021
The Federal Emergency Management Agency released recommendations to help organizations receiving FEMA COVID-19 public assistance document and account for disaster costs, comply with federal procurement standards and safeguard personally identifiable information.
Apr 9, 2021
The Food and Drug Administration urged health care facilities to transition away from using crisis capacity conservation strategies, such as decontamination or bioburden reduction, to extend the use of N95s and other similar disposable respirators. 
Apr 9, 2021 by Rick Pollack
When Congress returns to Washington, D.C., on Monday, lawmakers’ attention will turn to one of the largest infrastructure spending packages in our nation’s history. 
Apr 8, 2021
Fifty-three organizations began participating April 1 in the first performance year of the Global and Professional Direct Contracting Model, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation announced.
Apr 8, 2021
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services issued a proposed rule to update hospice payment rates for fiscal year 2022. CMS proposes a 2.3% ($530 million) net increase to payments, compared to FY 2021.
Apr 8, 2021
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services issued a proposed rule to update skilled nursing facility payment rates for fiscal year 2022.