CHA News

Updates for the Week of Oct. 3

ONC shares reminders for Oct. 6 Information Blocking Deadline   Oct. 19 Webinar: IPFQR Program: FY 2023 Data Review  Quarter 2 2022 Hospital Outpatient Quality Reporting Checklist for Clinical Data Due Nov. 1 

Court Rules HHS Must Restore Full 340B Payments to Hospitals for Rest of 2022

On Sept. 28, a federal district court ruled that the Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) must immediately halt the department’s cuts to outpatient reimbursement rates for the remainder of 2022 for certain hospitals that participate in the 340B Drug Pricing Program. HHS will begin restoring a payment rate of average sales price plus […]

CMS Approves 2022 Hospital Fee Program

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). 

Updates for the Week of Sept. 26

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