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Nov 10, 2022
Over 100 health care organizations have signed the Administration’s Health Sector Climate Pledge to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions by at least half by 2030, among other actions, a Department of Health and Human Services delegation yesterday told the United Nations Climate Conference (COP27) in Egypt.
Nov 10, 2022
AHA leaders are participating this week in the International Hospital Federation’s World Hospital Congress in Dubai.
Nov 10, 2022
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ Office of Minority Health today released a report on progress and future actions to improve data collection across CMS programs to advance health equity.
Nov 10, 2022
AHA’s Lisa Kidder Hrobsky, senior vice president of federal relations, advocacy and political affairs, talks with two veteran political consultants about key results from the House and Senate races and what their impact will mean for the next Congress
Nov 10, 2022
Infants under 6 months old had the highest COVID-19 hospitalization rates among Americans under age 65 during March 20-Aug. 31, when the omicron BA.2 and BA.5 variants predominated, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported today.
Nov 9, 2022
South Dakotans yesterday voted to amend their state constitution to expand Medicaid eligibility to low-income adults under the Affordable Care Act. The measure requires the state to submit to the federal government by March 1 a Medicaid state plan amendment to expand eligibility by July 1, 2023.
Nov 9, 2022
The Food and Drug Administration recently updated its health care provider fact sheet on bebtelovimab to note that the monoclonal antibody is not expected to neutralize omicron subvariants BQ.1 and BQ.1.1.
Nov 9, 2022
AHA today voiced support for the Building America’s Health Care Workforce Act (H.R.7744), legislation that would extend for two years after the end of the COVID-19 public health emergency certain flexibilities relating to training and competency requirements for nurse aides in skilled nursing facilities.
Nov 8, 2022
Teaching hospitals have until Nov. 18 to ask Medicare to review their per resident amounts or resident caps for certain cost reports, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced this month.
Nov 8, 2022
AHA’s Stress MeterTM resource can help health care workers and others identify their current stress level and access helpful resources in just a few clicks.