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12/7/2021 Hospital lawsuits for unpaid bills rose by 37% in Wisconsin from 2001-2018: 6 things to know Becker's Hospital Review ... American Hospital Association Annual Survey and found cases where an AHA hospital was the plaintiff. They then made a database of this information.Wisconsin did not expand Medicaid through the Affordable Care Act.Six things to know:1. Black patients and poor patients in rural communities are more likely to be sued over medical debt. Per 1,000 Black residents, there were 1.86 lawsuits in 2018, compared to 1.32 per 1,000 ...
12/1/2021 Supreme Court justices grill HHS in lawsuit surrounding nearly 30% cut to 340B payments | FierceHealthcare FierceHealthcare ... HHS') decision to cut Medicare reimbursements to 340B hospitals by nearly 30%.The Supreme Court heard oral arguments Tuesday in American Hospital Association (AHA) vs. Becerra, centering on a 2018 decision to cut outpatient Medicare ... safety net providers in exchange for participation in Medicare and Medicaid.AHA argued that HHS didn‚Aot have the authority under the 340B statute to make such cuts and cannot single out 340B facilities.However ...
11/30/2021 Supreme Court hears case on 340B payments Modern Healthcare Hospitals made their case before the Supreme Court Tuesday that reimbursement cuts to the 340B Drug Pricing Program made by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services were made unlawfully.The American Hospital Association, the Association of American Medical Colleges other provider groups asked the court to reverse a nearly 30% cut in 340B reimbursements CMS initiated in 2018, arguing the changes were illegal because the agency didn't conduct a survey ...
10/20/2021 AHA pushes CMS to include MA plans, tighter turnarounds in proposed prior authorization rule | FierceHealthcare FierceHealthcare The American Hospital Association (AHA) has formalized its request that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services‚Ao (CMS') proposed regulations aimed at streamlining prior authorizations extend to Medicare Advantage plans, establish when prior authorization may be applied, further reduce response timelines and include stricter oversight of unnecessary delays.Introduced in December, CMS‚Ao proposed rule (PDF) would require payers in Medicaid, the Children‚Aos Health Insurance Program (CHIP) and qualified ...
10/8/2021 Don’t settle for less. What we should be striving for in healthcare price transparency - NewsBreak In March of 2020, during the first wave of the pandemic, it seemed unlikely that the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) would implement the new hospital price transparency rules as scheduled on January 1st, 2021. Considering the focus on Covid and legal attempts by the American Hospital Association to block the new rules, it was quite plausible that implementation would be delayed ...
9/30/2021 AHA: CMS' workforce vaccination requirements must be 'feasible, transparent and fair' for all providers | FierceHealthcare FierceHealthcare The American Hospital Association is calling on the Biden administration to ensure its upcoming interim final rule regarding healthcare workforce vaccination is wide reaching, transparent and in line with similar requirements from other federal agencies ... vaccination policy as a condition of participation in Medicare and Medicaid.Although set to be unveiled in October, the group urged the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to hasten the interim final rule ...
9/11/2021 AHA concerned federal vaccine mandate could exacerbate severe worker shortage ... Medicaid. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced Thursday it will put together an interim final rule in October calling for hospitals, dialysis facilities, ambulatory surgery centers and other facilities to get their staff the shot. The announcement expands on a similar intention to extend a vaccine mandate to all nursing home staff announced last month. The American Hospital Association said in a statement that hospitals and health systems ...
9/11/2021 AHA concerned federal vaccine mandate could exacerbate severe worker shortage | FierceHealthcare FierceHealthcare ... Medicaid.The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced Thursday it will put together an interim final rule in October calling for hospitals, dialysis facilities, ambulatory surgery centers and other facilities to get their staff the shot. The statement expands on a similar intention to extend a vaccine mandate to all nursing home staff announced last month.The American Hospital Association said in a statement that hospitals and health systems have ...
9/11/2021 AHA concerned federal vaccine mandate could exacerbate severe worker shortage ... Medicaid. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced Thursday it will put together an interim final rule in October calling for hospitals, dialysis facilities, ambulatory surgery centers and other facilities to get their staff the shot. The announcement expands on a similar intention to extend a vaccine mandate to all nursing home staff announced last month. The American Hospital Association said in a statement that hospitals and health systems ...
9/11/2021 Some health care workers may quit rather than get vaccinated, experts say | KSNV ... combat the pandemic Thursday. That plan includes extending a vaccine mandate to most health care facilities that receive Medicare or Medicaid reimbursement, covering 17 million workers nationwide.‚AuIf you‚Aore seeking care at a health ... protests, and resignations.Rick Pollack, president and CEO of the American Hospital Association, said his organization supports vaccine mandates for health care workers. Still, he urged the Biden administration to work with hospitals to develop ...
9/10/2021 Some health care workers may quit rather than get vaccinated, experts say | WGFL ... combat the pandemic Thursday. That plan includes extending a vaccine mandate to most health care facilities that receive Medicare or Medicaid reimbursement, covering 17 million workers nationwide.‚AuIf you‚Aore seeking care at a health ... protests, and resignations.Rick Pollack, president and CEO of the American Hospital Association, said his organization supports vaccine mandates for health care workers. Still, he urged the Biden administration to work with hospitals to develop ...
9/10/2021 Some health care workers may quit rather than get vaccinated, experts say | WTTE ... combat the pandemic Thursday. That plan includes extending a vaccine mandate to most health care facilities that receive Medicare or Medicaid reimbursement, covering 17 million workers nationwide.(/p)(/sd-embed)(/p)‚AuIf you‚Aore seeking ... sd-embed)(/p)Rick Pollack, president and CEO of the American Hospital Association, said his organization supports vaccine mandates for health care workers. Still, he urged the Biden administration to work with hospitals to develop ...
9/10/2021 Some health care workers may quit rather than get vaccinated, experts say | WPMI ... combat the pandemic Thursday. That plan includes extending a vaccine mandate to most health care facilities that receive Medicare or Medicaid reimbursement, covering 17 million workers nationwide.‚AuIf you‚Aore seeking care at a health ... protests, and resignations.Rick Pollack, president and CEO of the American Hospital Association, said his organization supports vaccine mandates for health care workers. Still, he urged the Biden administration to work with hospitals to develop ...
9/10/2021 Some health care workers may quit rather than get vaccinated, experts say | WACH ... combat the pandemic Thursday. That plan includes extending a vaccine mandate to most health care facilities that receive Medicare or Medicaid reimbursement, covering 17 million workers nationwide.‚AuIf you‚Aore seeking care at a health ... protests, and resignations.Rick Pollack, president and CEO of the American Hospital Association, said his organization supports vaccine mandates for health care workers. Still, he urged the Biden administration to work with hospitals to develop ...
9/3/2021 AHA presents Congress with laundry list of requests for budget reconciliation bill Healthcare Dive Dive Brief: - The American Hospital Association is asking Congress to use the pending $3.5 trillion budget reconciliation package [to address some of] its topic priorities, - In a letter to congressional leaders, AHA argued some of ... persist nearly a decade after the Affordable Care Act expanded Medicaid eligibility and opened up the state and federal health insurance exchanges. It also asked that providers not face any cuts in federal programs such ...
8/14/2021 Hunterdon Medical Center recognized for 'high performance' by U.S. News & World Report ... American Hospital Association annual survey and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, among other sources. The purpose of these rankings is to help guide patients in need of medical care due to a difficult surgery, a challenging condition, or added risk because of other health problems or age, to hospitals demonstrating exemplary outcomes. ‚AuBeing recognized by U.S. News & World Report for our high performance in multiple areas and conditions is ...
8/3/2021 Rural Hospital Closures: How COVID-19 Impacted Hospitals ... American Hospital Association (AHA). The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) reports that in the same year, healthcare represented about 18% of the U.S. economy. However, a spate of hospital closures, exacerbated by COVID-19, is leaving too many people without convenient access to healthcare and too many communities without an important economic driver. Rural communities ‚Ai which account for 46 million people, according to the Centers for Disease ...
8/2/2021 JNCCN Study Highlights Gaps in Patient Supportive Services at U.S. Cancer Centers PR Newswire ... American Hospital Association, Area Health Resource File, and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Hospital Compare databases to analyze the psychosocial support being offered by more than 1,000 cancer centers across America. They found that most centers offered mental health services (85.4%), but less than half offered chemical dependency services (45.5%), and even fewer offered both (44.1%)."Cancer patients commonly experience mental health and chemical dependency issues. If clinicians and patients ...
7/27/2021 Senior Associate Director of Federal Relations The Hill Senior Associate Director of Federal Relations DescriptionThe American Hospital Association (AHA) is a national organization that represents and serves all types of hospitals, health care networks, and their patients and communities. We are currently seeking ... that affect hospital and health system priorities, including Medicare and Medicaid, 340B, transparency and coverage issues..2. Play a leadership role in developing AHA strategies and articulating AHA policies for assigned congressional committees and offices ...
7/26/2021 Aging Services Leaders Increasingly Join Call For COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates ... NBC News report. Meanwhile, the national rate of nursing home staff vaccination is 61.51%, according to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). ‚AuAs COVID-19 variants emerge and proliferate, we can start saving more ... Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (AMDA) , along with the American Hospital Association (AHA) , made similar calls to mandate the vaccine among health care workers. Public health agencies will continue to decide what the appropriate ...
4/29/2021 Hospital Payments Increase 2.8% Under CMS Proposed Rule ... Payments Increase 2.8% Under CMS Proposed Rule Home Blog Hospital Payments Increase 2.8% Under CMS...The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has updated the Medicare fee-for-service payment rates and policies for inpatient ... mandate that hospitals disclose their privately negotiated rates with payers.American Hospital Association executive vice president Tom Nickels said, ‚AuBased on our initial review, we are very pleased CMS is proposing to repeal the requirement ...
4/28/2021 CMS proposes pulling requirement for hospitals to post private Medicare Advantage rates | FierceHealthcare FierceHealthcare ... requirement for hospitals to post their privately negotiated Medicare Advantage rates in their Medicare cost reports.The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the proposed fiscal 2022 Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment System and Long ... care,‚Au said Tom Nickels, executive vice president for the American Hospital Association, in a statement.The requirement also exceeded CMS‚Ao statutory authority, said Beth Feldpush, senior vice president of policy and advocacy for ...
4/19/2021 Lyft Develops Nonemergency Medical Transport System | Kaiser Health News Kaiser Health News In other industry news, Tom Nickels, top lobbyist for the American Hospital Association, retires at 68 and Health Care Service Corp. executives got big raises last year. (The interim CEO made $16.9 million.)Fierce Healthcare ... healthcare organizations‚Aicommercial health plans as well as Medicare or Medicaid‚Aiand their members. (Muoio, 4/16)Stat: American Hospital Association Loses Its Top Lobbyist At A Critical Time Tom Nickels helped build the American Hospital ...
4/14/2021 Study: Hospital Price Transparency Rule Is Anything But TweetAfter a troubled year involving a lawsuit by the American Hospital Association, the price transparency rule for hospitals went into effect on Jan. 1, 2021. The rule , issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), is intended to not only make pricing for common services clear and easy for consumers to understand, but also to foster competition among providers to drive prices down. When consumers can compare and ...
4/14/2021 Study: New Hospital Price Transparency Rule Lacks Clarity TweetAfter a troubled year involving a lawsuit by the American Hospital Association, the price transparency rule for hospitals went into effect on Jan. 1, 2021. The rule , issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), is intended to not only make pricing for common services clear and easy for consumers to understand, but also to foster competition among providers to drive prices down. When consumers can compare and ...