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Jul 27, 2022
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services today issued a final rule to update hospice payment rates for fiscal year 2023.
Jul 27, 2022
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services today issued a final rule for the inpatient psychiatric facility prospective payment system for fiscal year 2023.
Jul 27, 2022
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services today issued a final rule for the inpatient rehabilitation facility prospective payment system for fiscal year 2023 with an estimated net increase of 3.2% ($275 million).
Jul 27, 2022
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services yesterday released a plan to improve health outcomes and reduce inequities for people during pregnancy, childbirth and the postpartum period.
Jul 27, 2022
U.S. spending on health care declined for the first time in 60 years in first-quarter 2022, falling 1.7% year over year as health care prices fell relative to inflation, according to a report released today by Altarum.
Jul 27, 2022
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services today updated with 2021 data the Overall Hospital Quality Star Ratings at its Care Compare website and Provider Data Catalog.
Jul 27, 2022
The House Ways and Means Committee today voted to advance to the full House the Improving Seniors’ Timely Access to Care Act (H.R. 8487), AHA-supported legislation that would streamline prior authorization requirements under Medicare Advantage plans.
Jul 27, 2022
The AHA today released section two of a three-part series that offers immediate and longer term strategies to help hospital and health system leaders navigate workforce challenges and opportunities.
Jul 26, 2022
A bipartisan group of 112 representatives and 30 senators today urged the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to consider using its special exceptions and adjustments authority to revise the hospital inpatient prospective payment system rule for fiscal year 2023 to more accurately reflect the cost of providing hospital care to patients.
Jul 26, 2022
Plan to attend the 2023 Accelerating Health Equity Conference, which is set for May 16-18, 2023, in Minneapolis.