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Feb 10, 2020
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce urged the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to withdraw its proposed rule on Medicaid program financing and supplemental payments.
Feb 10, 2020
The AHA expressed support for the Consumer Protections Against Surprise Medical Bills Act of 2020, bipartisan legislation released last week by leaders of the House Committee on Ways and Means.
Feb 10, 2020
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its guidance and resources for U.S. health care personnel working in environments possibly exposed to the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV).
Feb 10, 2020 by Melinda L. Estes, M.D.
When physicians bring those same clinical skills and perspectives into leadership roles, it often leads to healthier patients and thriving hospitals and health systems. With that in mind, two years ago the AHA launched its AHA Physician Alliance to help hospitals more effectively partner with physicians.
Feb 7, 2020
The House of Representatives voted 224-193 to pass a non-binding resolution denouncing recent Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services guidance that gives states the option to request a defined amount of federal Medicaid funding to cover certain healthy adults.
Feb 7, 2020
The American Organization for Nursing Leadership on March 19 will present its 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award to Ann Marie T. Brooks, president of the Mount Carmel College of Nursing in Columbus, Ohio.
Feb 7, 2020
Employment at the nation's hospitals rose by 0.19% in January to a seasonally adjusted 5,252,800 people, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported.
Feb 7, 2020
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has released toolkits highlighting care coordination and patient engagement strategies from Medicare accountable care organizations.
Feb 7, 2020
House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal, D-Mass., and Ranking Member Kevin Brady, R-Texas, released legislative text of the Consumer Protections Against Surprise Medical Bills Act of 2020, the committee’s proposal to address surprise medical bills.
Feb 7, 2020
There could be a shortage of personal protective equipment, such as masks, in health care settings due to the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak, the World Health Organization, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and Department of Health and Human Services reiterated.