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Nov 17, 2021
An estimated 9.6% of U.S. residents, or 31.1 million people, lacked health insurance when surveyed in the first six months of 2021, according to preliminary estimates from the National Health Interview Survey released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Nov 17, 2021
Texas filed a federal lawsuit challenging the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ interim final rule requiring COVID-19 vaccinations for workers in most health care settings that participate in the Medicare and Medicaid programs, including hospitals and health systems.
Nov 17, 2021
The AHA has received a grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to help prevent suicide among hospital and health system workers, and seeks input from members on emerging approaches.
Nov 17, 2021
The National Academy of Medicine released four reports on applying lessons learned from COVID-19 to prepare for and respond to the next influenza pandemic.
Nov 17, 2021
Moderna announced its request that the Food and Drug Administration authorize the emergency use of its COVID-19 booster shot for all U.S. adults age 18 and older.
Nov 17, 2021
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed a case of human monkeypox in a U.S. resident who recently traveled from Nigeria to the United States.
Nov 17, 2021
The House Energy and Commerce Committee passed by voice vote a modified version of the AHA-supported Dr. Lorna Breen Health Care Provider Protection Act (H.R. 1667). The changes align the House bill with the version passed by the Senate in August (S. 610). 
Nov 17, 2021
The health care workforce challenges are a “national emergency” that demand “immediate attention from policymakers at every level of government,” AHA President and CEO Rick Pollack said on a radio spot that began running on stations throughout the country.
Nov 17, 2021
Cybersecurity firm [redacted] today announced that it is the newest vendor to earn accreditation by AHA as part of the a
Nov 17, 2021
The FBI, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, Australian Cyber Security Centre, and United Kingdom’s National Cyber Security Centre released an advisory highlighting ongoing malicious cyber activity by Iranian government-sponsored actors targeting U.S. critical infrastructure sectors, including health care.