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Oct 8, 2021
The Department of Health and Human Services released a Spanish version of its QuestionBuilder app, a mobile app developed by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality to help patients prepare for in-person and telehealth appointments.
Oct 8, 2021
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services released its star ratings for 2022 Medicare Advantage and prescription drug plans, which are available through the Medicare plan finder tool and CMS website.
Oct 8, 2021
The Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response issued details on several key changes related to the REGEN-COV COVID-19 monoclonal antibody therapy.
Oct 8, 2021
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services should withdraw a proposed Medicare demonstration that would implement new program integrity audits for all inpatient rehabilitation facilities in four states, AHA told the agency again.
Oct 8, 2021 by Rick Pollack
Hospitals and health systems put the health and welfare of their patients first. For some of the nation’s largest commercial health insurers, unfortunately, that is not always the case.
Oct 7, 2021
In the newest Leadership Rounds, AHA Board Chair Rod Hochman, M.D., and Fritz Francois, M.D., chief medical officer at New York University Langone Health, discuss emergency preparedness, caregiver resiliency and health equity — all through the lens of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic
Oct 7, 2021
Health care providers used Z codes to capture standardized data on social determinants of health for 525,987 Medicare fee-for-service beneficiaries in 2019, according to a new report by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
Oct 7, 2021
The Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response awarded Emory University in Atlanta up to $3 million to lead a fourth demonstration site for the Regional Disaster Health Response System, launched in 2018 to better coordinate and integrate disaster medical response capabilities in a region.
Oct 7, 2021
DeRoyal Industries recently recalled more than 2,800 procedure packs distributed in the U.S. that could expose patients to harmful levels of aluminum.
Oct 7, 2021
Hospitals and health systems are paying $24 billion more per year for clinical labor than they did before the COVID-19 pandemic, according to an analysis released by Premier.