Nov 2, 2020
AHA comments on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ proposed revision to the definition of “reasonable and necessary” for purposes of Medicare coverage determinations. View entire comment letter under Key Resources. 
Aug 18, 2020
In today’s podcast, two Children’s Wisconsin caregivers, Kim Cronsell, MD, and Cecille Sulman, MD, discuss their digital engagement tool, The Patient Journey. They will discuss the app’s many advantages and promising results with Julia Resnick, senior program manager at the American Hospital…
Jun 19, 2020
AHA recommended the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Inspector General clarify its proposed rule incorporating new authorities for civil monetary penalties for information blocking by health information developers, exchanges and networks, and not enforce the final rule until after…
Jan 10, 2020
Learn how Sharp HealthCare and Children's Hospital of Wisconsin are using tech-light, simple, human and scalable approaches such as coordinated team-based care patient-centered care to lower costs, improve outcomes and enhance the patient experience.
Dec 18, 2019
The National Labor Relations Board today reestablished the right of an employer to restrict employee use of its email system if it does so on a nondiscriminatory basis.
Feb 12, 2019
Every day, hospitals and health systems see the value that information exchange has on care improvement and patient engagement. Today, nearly all hospitals and health systems enable patients to view information from their health record online, and each year brings additional gains in sharing across…
Jan 28, 2019
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services today released a mobile app that shows whether fee-for-service Medicare covers a specific medical item or service.
Jun 11, 2018
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services today issued guidance on designing state approaches to covering treatment services for Medicaid-eligible infants with neonatal abstinence syndrome.