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Jul 29, 2022 by Rick Pollack, President and CEO, AHA
Delaying and denying authorizations for medically necessary care. Forcing patients to try potentially ineffective treatments through step therapy, or “fail first” protocols that require patients to try and fail certain treatments before the insurer will authorize more costly treatments.
Jul 28, 2022
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services today released a Request for Information seeking public comment to inform potential future rulemaking on various aspects of the Medicare Advantage program
Jul 28, 2022
Northwell Health’s Gun Violence Prevention Learning Collaborative for Hospitals and Health Systems July 27 hosted a session on the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act.
Jul 28, 2022
Michelle Hood, AHA executive vice president and chief operating officer, participated in a U.S. News and World Report panel discussion on “How Hospitals are Taking on Shortages and Operational Challenges.”
Jul 28, 2022
Nursing schools and health care facilities can apply through Aug. 22 for a portion of $10 million in funding to recruit, train and support clinical nursing faculty and preceptors, the Health Resources and Services Administration announced.
Jul 28, 2022
The Department of Health and Human Services has secured an additional 786,000 doses of JYNNEOS monkeypox vaccine.
Jul 28, 2022
The share of uninsured Americans fell 1.5 percentage point to 8% between first-quarter 2021 and first-quarter 2022, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported.
Jul 28, 2022
The House yesterday voted 416-12 to pass the Advancing Telehealth Beyond COVID-19 Act, legislation that would continue Medicare patient access to telehealth services, including audio-only services, through 2024 after the COVID-19 public health emergency.
Jul 28, 2022
Today AHA released a report showing that commercial insurance costs are increasing at an unsustainable rate while many plan policies create dangerous delays in care, contribute to clinician burnout and significantly drive up administrative costs for the health care system.