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Sep 15, 2020
As urged by the AHA, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced that it will withdraw its Medicaid fiscal accountability proposed rule from its regulatory agenda.
Sep 15, 2020
A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study found that Hispanic, Black and American Indian/Alaskan Native persons under the age 21 disproportionately accounted for most COVID-19-related deaths in this age category.
Sep 15, 2020
People recently diagnosed with substance use disorders were more likely to develop COVID-19 and be hospitalized or die from the virus, according to a National Institutes of Health-funded study.
Sep 15, 2020
A bipartisan group of lawmakers in the House of Representatives are mobilizing around a new COVID-19 relief proposal.
Sep 15, 2020
As part of AHA’s We Care, We Vote initiative the association released a new video featuring current and former members of the AHA Board of Trustees discussing the importance of voting and sharing how they encourage voter participation at their organizations.
Sep 14, 2020
As urged by the AHA, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that it will withdraw its Medicaid fiscal accountability proposed rule from its regulatory agenda.
Sep 14, 2020
The Institute for Healthcare Improvement’s National Steering Committee for Patient Safety, whose members include the AHA and its American Organization for Nursing Leadership, released a national action plan to accelerate patient safety progress across the care continuum.
Sep 14, 2020
A new study demonstrates the cost to the U.S. health care system from an anti-competitive tactic known as “product hopping,” which involves a brand name drug company moving patients to a new reformulated version of a drug when an existing drug’s exclusivity is close to expiring.
Sep 14, 2020
President Trump issued a new executive order that seeks to lower prescription drug prices. The order directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services to test a “most-favored-nation” pricing model for Part B, and some Part D, drugs.
Sep 14, 2020
The Oregon Association of Hospitals Research & Education Foundation has established a relief fund to support hospital workers affected by the state’s wildfires, as well as future disasters.