COVID-19: Coverage and Reimbursement

Nov 10, 2020
Congress is back in Washington, D.C., for its “lame-duck” session, in which lawmakers will take up pressing, end-of-year business. Funding for the federal government, as well as other key health care provisions, are set to expire Dec. 11. It is imperative that we work to ensure that hospitals and…
Nov 10, 2020
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Oct. 28 announced an interim final rule establishing additional Medicare hospital payment to support Medicare beneficiaries’ access to COVID-19 vaccines and new treatments when they become available.
Nov 10, 2020
Congress is back in Washington, D.C., for its “lame-duck” session, in which lawmakers will take up pressing, end-of-year business. Funding for the federal government, as well as other key health care provisions, are set to expire Dec. 11.
Nov 9, 2020
As the COVID-19 pandemic has persisted and again surged across the country, infecting more than 10 million people and resulting in over a quarter million deaths, America’s hospitals and health systems continue to face historic challenges. Since the start of the pandemic, hospitals and health…
Nov 9, 2020
As the COVID-19 pandemic has persisted and again surged across the country, infecting more than 10 million people and resulting in nearly a quarter million deaths, America’s hospitals and health systems continue to face historic challenges. Since the start of the pandemic, hospitals and health…
Nov 9, 2020
The Department of Health and Human Services should fully reinstate its June COVID-19 Provider Relief Fund reporting requirements, AHA said again today in a letter to the agency.
Nov 6, 2020
A recent article in the Los Angeles Times, “Trump doled out billions to drug makers and hospitals with few strings attached,” misses the mark. The reality is that America’s hospitals and health systems are facing their greatest financial crisis
Nov 5, 2020
Tomorrow is the deadline for hospitals and other health care providers to apply for a portion of $20 billion in funds from the Public Health and Social Services Emergency Fund.
Nov 2, 2020
For the last several months, disturbing and unproven theories have gained attention about the death count for COVID-19. We find these erroneous and egregious charges leveled against doctors – which have been repeated during the past few weeks – dismaying, disconcerting and disturbing.