To assist hospitals in complying with California’s new organic waste requirements, CHA has developed a set of FAQs.
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On Sept. 29, the Centers for Medicaid & Medicare Services (CMS) approved the 2022 Hospital Fee Program, originally submitted on Dec. 31, 2021. This approval comes after nine months of negotiation and collaboration among CHA, our constituent hospital associations, and the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS).
This legislation is the most significant change to recycling and waste disposal since the 1980s and impacts everyone from all levels of government, schools, colleges, and universities to businesses such as hospitals, and individual residents — essentially anyone who generates organic waste. The following FAQs describe the requirements that businesses — including hospitals — must […]
On Sept. 29, the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) updated the timeline for the Retention Payment Program. The timeline clarifies when covered entities, which include hospitals, must register with DHCS to receive an application for the Retention Payment Program.
The Department of Health Care Access and Information has finalized regulations that impact the reporting of inpatient discharges and emergency department and ambulatory surgery encounters that occur on or after Jan. 1, 2023.
Oct 3: Last Day to Start 90-day EHR Reporting Period for CY 2022 2022 Medicare Promoting Interoperability Program Requirements Scoring Methodology Fact Sheet (PDF) Scoring, Payment Adjustment, and Hardship Information Certified EHR Technology Information
The Department of Health Care Access and Information has announced the approval of $40.8 million in grant awards to 20 organizations that support and encourage students from underrepresented regions and backgrounds to pursue health care careers.
The Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) has announced it will purchase 60,000 doses of the COVID-19 monoclonal antibody treatment bebtelovimab to provide no-cost access for the uninsured and underinsured.
The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) has issued updated guidance on COVID-19 infection control for health care settings.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced the calendar year (CY) 2023 deductibles for the Medicare Part A and Part B programs.