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Oct 22, 2021 by Rick Pollack
Medicare Advantage plans provide essential health insurance coverage for approximately 22 million Americans, or about one-third of all Medicare beneficiaries.
Oct 21, 2021
Gloria Kupferman, AHA’s chief data strategy officer, describes a new benchmarking resource that gives AHA members access to aggregated, de-identified hospital data with standardized metrics on denials, reimbursement and claims processing, to use for analyzing operational and financial efficiency.
Oct 21, 2021
Oct. 23 is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, an opportunity for the public to safely dispose of unwanted or expired tablets, capsules, patches and other solid forms of prescription drugs.
Oct 21, 2021
The Association of University Programs in Health Administration, AHA Institute for Diversity and Health Equity, American College of Healthcare Executives, National Association of Health Services Executives, and National Association of Latino Healthcare Executives announced the Teaching Excellence in Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Belonging, and Social Justice Award, which will recognize the work and accomplishments of health care academics working toward diversity, equity and inclusion. 
Oct 21, 2021
Hospitals and health systems have worked hard to address workforce challenges as the COVID-19 surges continue, but are running out of options and need Congress’ help, writes Robyn Begley, AHA chief nursing officer and CEO of the American Organization for Nursing Leadership, in MedPage Today. 
Oct 21, 2021
The AHA released a new COVID-19 Snapshot, underscoring the persisting challenges facing hospitals and health systems during the ongoing public health emergency.
Oct 21, 2021
The Food and Drug Administration authorized administering a single booster dose of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines to eligible individuals, and authorized eligible recipients of all three authorized COVID-19 vaccines to receive a different COVID-19 vaccine for their initial and booster doses. 
Oct 21, 2021
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices voted unanimously to recommend a single COVID-19 vaccine booster dose at least six months after completing an initial mRNA COVID-19 vaccine series, in the same risk groups for whom CDC recommended a Pfizer booster dose.
Oct 20, 2021
Learn how health care leaders such as Matthew Modica, vice president and chief information security officer at BJC HealthCare, are mitigating cyber risks as they take advantage of rapidly advancing technologies and respond to the pandemic.
Oct 20, 2021
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ Innovation Center released a strategic plan to guide its health care payment and delivery models and priorities over the next decade.