Sep 23, 2020
The mission of each and every hospital in America is to serve the health care needs of the people in its community 24 hours a day, seven days a week. But, hospitals’ work is made more difficult by our fragmented health care system — a system that leaves millions of people unable to afford the…
Sep 18, 2020
It is unfortunate that RAND continues to make broad claims about pricing based on a cherry-picked and limited data set.
Jun 9, 2020
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) yesterday announced in an email that it is planning an additional $10 billion distribution of funds to hospitals that have been particularly affected by the increased burden of caring for those with COVID-19. To inform how these funds are…
Apr 13, 2020
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services April 10 issued a proposed rule for the inpatient psychiatric facility (IPF) prospective payment system for fiscal year 2021.
Apr 6, 2020
The American Hospital Association urges the Department of Health and Human Services and the Centers for Medicare…
Sep 25, 2019
The AHA supports a number of proposed policy changes that ensure access to care, support public health efforts, improve quality and promote regulatory relief. Specifically, we strongly support CMS’s proposed reversal of its previously finalized policies for evaluation and management payments.
Aug 8, 2019
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services July 29 issued its calendar year 2020 outpatient prospective payment system/ambulatory surgical center proposed rule.
Aug 2, 2019
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services July 30 issued a final rule for the inpatient psychiatric facility prospective payment system (PPS) for fiscal year 2020.