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Jan 12, 2023
The National Advisory Committee for the Hospital Incident Command System encourages hospitals and health systems to complete by Feb. 28 a survey on the system’s emergency management performance during the past few years to identify potential improvements.
Jan 12, 2023
The Health Resources and Services Administration on Feb. 22 will host its first training webinar for National Practitioner Data Bank administrators, who manage their organization’s NPDB account.
Jan 12, 2023
The Federal Emergency Management Agency this week simplified procedures for its Public Assistance Program, which provides disaster response grants to non-profit health care organizations and others.
Jan 12, 2023
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services yesterday released a memo and timeline outlining how it will approach implementing the Inflation Reduction Act’s Medicare Drug Price Negotiation Program, which will negotiate prices with drug makers for certain high-cost, sole-source drugs and apply them beginning in 2026.
Jan 11, 2023
AHA filed a friend-of-the-court brief urging the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit to affirm a federal jury’s unanimous 2022 verdict in favor of Sutter Health and certain affiliates in a lawsuit that alleged the California-based integrated health care network violated federal antitrust law in their arrangements with health plans. 
Jan 11, 2023
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention joined the government of Uganda and global public health community in marking the end of the Ebola outbreak in Uganda, 42 days after the last reported case.
Jan 11, 2023
Nearly 16 million people selected a 2023 health plan through the federally facilitated or state-based marketplaces Nov. 1 through Jan. 7, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services reported. 
Jan 11, 2023
The Department of Health and Human Services renewed the COVID-19 public health emergency declaration for another 90 days.
Jan 10, 2023
States that expanded Medicaid coverage to low-income adults in 2014 under the Affordable Care Act reduced postpartum hospitalizations for low-income people, according to a study reported yesterday in Health Affairs, which compared 2010-2017 data from four states that expanded Medicaid and four that did not. 
Jan 10, 2023
As drug prices continue to rise, the 340B drug pricing program continues to help hospitals expand access to comprehensive health services, including lifesaving prescription drugs for those in need who may not be able to afford them, writes AHA President and CEO Rick Pollack in the Wall Street Journal.