On June 11, Gov. Newsom issued Executive Order E-08-21, which establishes expiration dates for certain waivers of state laws implemented due to the COVID-19 state of emergency. CHA has created a chart identifying the waivers that impact hospitals and their expiration dates.
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CHA has issued a members-only copy of draft comments on the federal fiscal year (FFY) 2022 inpatient prospective payment system (IPPS) proposed rule.
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On June 11, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released updated Provider Relief Fund (PRF) reporting requirements. As requested by CHA and others, the revised guidance extends the time granted to recipients to use the funds. CHA developed an updated overview of the PRF requirements.
After a tumultuous two-week period at the state’s Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board, the board is expected to promulgate a new COVID-19 emergency temporary standard (ETS) on June 17.
The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) has released its June 2021 Report to the Congress, a mandated report that details analysis and recommendations about the Medicare program and health care delivery system.
The Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) has issued a proposed rule to rescind a Trump-era final rule requiring federally qualified health centers to fully pass along discounts they received from the 340B drug discount program for insulin and EpiPens to low-income or uninsured patients.
The Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) will host a webinar on Medi-Cal Managed Care & CalAIM: Upcoming Policy Updates on June 29 from 2 to 3 p.m. (PT).
CHA has submitted comments to the Office of Administrative Law (OAL) on Cal/OSHA’s June 8 emergency regulations pertaining to the stockpile of personal protective equipment (PPE), which define “normal consumption” as the average consumption of specified PPE type and size over a two-year period, with a 200% cap.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued additional information on the accurate completion of post-acute care patient assessment tools. Through inquiries to the Post-Acute Care Quality Reporting Program Help Desk, CMS identifies the opportunity to clarify or refine guidance. The quarterly Frequently Asked Questions consolidate information from June 2020 to June 2021 relating to the completion of the inpatient […]