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Jul 22, 2022
A bipartisan group of 25 House members asked HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra to clarify by Sept. 9 whether and how the Administration plans to enforce Medicare’s 96-hour payment rule and condition of participation for critical access hospitals after the COVID-19 public health emergency.
Jul 22, 2022 by Rick Pollack, President and CEO, AHA
we are deeply concerned that last week’s Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services proposed rule would increase Medicare hospital outpatient prospective payment system rates by just 2.7% in calendar year 2023 compared to 2022. Given the current historic rates of inflation and continued labor and supply cost pressures, a much higher update is warranted.
Jul 21, 2022
The American Society for Health Care Risk Management’s Journal of Health Care Risk Management has received an APEX 2022 Award for Publication Excellence.
Jul 21, 2022
Learn how hospital and health system leaders are leveraging data from across the enterprise to improve quality of care by driving more effective clinical workflows and addressing care gaps.
Jul 21, 2022
The National Academy of Medicine’s Action Collaborative on Decarbonizing the U.S. Health Sector this week launched Health Care Leaders Speak Out on Climate Change, a video series featuring perspectives from health care leaders involved in the collaborative.
Jul 21, 2022
Hypertension more than doubles the risk of hospitalization related to omicron infection, even in people who are fully vaccinated and boosted, according to a new study by researchers at Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles. 
Jul 21, 2022
The Senate today passed and sent to the president for his signature the Formula Act.
Jul 20, 2022
CMS awarded $49 million in grants to help 36 organizations enroll eligible children in Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program coverage.
Jul 20, 2022
A new study released by the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission found emergency department visits and hospitalizations for certain preventable conditions more than doubled in the first month after adult Medicaid beneficiaries temporarily lost coverage.
Jul 20, 2022
The CDC endorsed the two-dose Novavax COVID-19 vaccine as a COVID-19 vaccine primary series for emergency use in adults, as recommended by its advisory committee.