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Nov 21, 2022
North Dakota Health and Human Services has partnered with the North Dakota Hospital Association and other organizations to raise awareness about the life-changing impacts Medicaid has on people who qualify for the program.
Nov 21, 2022
The final rule published in August to implement the independent dispute resolution process under the No Surprises Act “follows neither the letter nor the intent of the law,” leaders of the House Ways and Means Committee Friday told the departments of Health and Human Services, Labor and the Treasury.
Nov 21, 2022
Philips has reported two potential issues with Respironics Trilogy ventilators that were recalled in June 2021 and reworked, the Food and Drug Administration announced last week. The silicone sound abatement foam used to replace the polyester-based polyurethane foam may separate from the plastic backing, potentially blocking the air inlet and lowering inspiratory pressure, FDA said.
Nov 21, 2022
The Department of Justice, joined by Minnesota and New York, plans to appeal a federal court decision allowing UnitedHealth Group to proceed with its proposal to acquire Change Healthcare, according to a notice filed Friday with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia.
Nov 18, 2022
The Institute for Diversity and Health Equity reminds AHA members to apply by Dec. 1 for the 2023 Equity of Care Awards.
Nov 18, 2022
AHA’s American Organization for Nursing Leadership affiliate this week released the first section in a three-part compendium that will focus on best practices to manage nursing workforce complexities.
Nov 18, 2022
In recognition of National Rural Health Day Nov. 17, this last in a two-part series on rural behavioral health shares how a critical access hospital in Newland, N.C., obtained an unprecedented Medicare waiver to become a regional behavioral health hospital to expand inpatient capacity for psychiatric services in the community.
Nov 18, 2022
The Health Resources and Services Administration this week opened the Provider Relief Fund reporting portal through Dec. 2 for health care providers authorized to report late on how they used PRF payments received between Jan. 1 and June 30, 2021 that totaled over $10,000.
Nov 18, 2022
The FBI, Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency, and Department of Health and Human Services yesterday recommended actions to reduce the risk of compromise from Hive ransomware, which has victimized over 1,300 health care and other organizations since last June.
Nov 18, 2022 by Rick Pollack, President and CEO, AHA
For more than 400 years, we have paused each fall to give thanks. We do so during good times and bad because most years bring a mixture of both.