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Nov 24, 2021
Learn how Virtua Health empowered OB-GYN physicians and nurses to integrate protocols that lowered C-section, hypertension and hemorrhage rates for patients in labor in this AHA Members in Action case study and podcast. 
Nov 24, 2021
In this podcast John Riggi, AHA’s senior advisor for cybersecurity and risk, talks to David Ring, section chief of the FBI's cyber engagement and intelligence section, and Errol Weiss, chief security officer at H-ISAC, about the latest ransomware attacks on hospitals, as well as the partnership between H-ISAC, AHA and the FBI to exchange cyber threat intel and to broadcast and amplify warnings.
Nov 24, 2021
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services released guidance on a new web portal effective Feb. 1 for submitting Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program state plan amendments (SPA) and section 1915 waivers.
Nov 23, 2021
The Secretaries of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Treasury seek nominations to a congressionally mandated committee that will advise their departments and Congress on ground ambulance patient billing, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced.
Nov 23, 2021
A two-dose series of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine was 100% effective against COVID-19 in 12-14 year olds more than four months after the second dose in the companies’ phase 3 clinical trial, Pfizer and BioNTech announced.
Nov 23, 2021
The Department of Health and Human Services began distributing $7.5 billion of the $8.5 billion in American Rescue Plan Act payments designated for providers who serve rural Medicaid, Children’s Health Insurance Program, and Medicare beneficiaries.
Nov 22, 2021
AHA’s 2022 Rural Health Care Leadership Conference offers “an unparalleled opportunity to learn and share with rural health leaders innovating at the forefront of change,” writes Michelle Hood, AHA executive vice president and chief operating officer. 
Nov 22, 2021
COVID-19 has reshaped health care in many ways. The AHA’s 2022 Environmental Scan, sponsored by B.E. Smith, provides key data and insights on the current landscape and can help organizations explore the pandemic’s ramifications on the health care field for the upcoming year and beyond. 
Nov 22, 2021
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Rochelle Walensky, M.D., expanded eligibility for COVID-19 booster shots to include all adults aged 18 and older who received a second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine at least six months ago, as recommended by the agency’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices.
Nov 22, 2021
The Health Resources and Services Administration in September gave health care providers who received more than $10,000 in Provider Relief Funds between April 30 and June 30, 2020, until Nov. 30, 2021, to comply with the original reporting requirements before recouping the funds or taking other enforcement actions.