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Feb 12, 2020
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said new reagents will be manufactured and sent to state laboratories that reported inconclusive results using the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) test kit sent by CDC.
Feb 12, 2020
The AHA invites rural hospitals and health systems to participate in the Better Maternal Outcomes Rapid Improvement Network — a free, six-month program focused on maternal outcomes and respectful care.
Feb 12, 2020
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ Office of Minority Health seeks public input through April 12 on opportunities to improve health care access, quality and outcomes before, during and after pregnancy for women and infants in rural communities.
Feb 12, 2020
The House Ways and Means Committee favorably reported out, as amended, the Consumer Protections Against Surprise Medical Bills Act (H.R. 5826), AHA-supported legislation to address surprise medical bills. 
Feb 11, 2020
The Minnesota Hospital Association named as its president and CEO Rahul Koranne, M.D., who has served as senior vice president of medical affairs and chief medical officer for the association since 2015.
Feb 11, 2020
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit will hear oral arguments April 17 in the Department of Health and Human Services’ appeal of a district court ruling in favor of the AHA and hospital organizations that found the agency could not reduce calendar year 2019 payments for hospital outpatient services provided in grandfathered off-campus provider-based departments.
Feb 11, 2020
The House Education and Labor Committee voted 32-13 to report out an amended version of the Ban Surprise Billing Act (H.R. 5800), legislation to address surprise medical bills. The bill relies on a median in-network rate to resolve out-of-network payments.
Feb 11, 2020
As hospitals and health systems raise concerns over possible shortages of personal protective equipment, including respirators, the CDC continues to update its guidance and provide strategies that health care providers can use during the novel coronavirus outbreak now and in the event of a shortage of N95 respirators.
Feb 10, 2020
President Trump today submitted to Congress his budget request for fiscal year 2021.
Feb 10, 2020
The Department of Health and Human Services will create a Foundry for American Biotechnology to produce technological solutions to address health security threats and enhance daily medical care, the agency announced.