CHA News

Webinar Will Detail Updates to the Provider Relief Fund

On Sept. 10, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced it will make available $25.5 billion in additional COVID-19 Provider Relief Funds. To detail the updates to the fund, CHA will host a complimentary, members-only webinar on Sept. 27 from 9 to 10 a.m. (PT). 

HHS Announces Changes to Monoclonal Antibody Distribution

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has announced that the ordering process for monoclonal antibody drugs has transitioned from the direct ordering process to a state-coordinated distribution system, similar to the process previously used from November 2020 to February 2021.  

CHA Issues Summary of FFY 2022 Long-Term Care Hospital PPS Final Rule

CHA has issued a members-only summary, prepared by Health Policy Alternatives, Inc., of the federal fiscal year (FFY) 2022 long-term care hospital (LTCH) prospective payment system final rule issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. The policy and payment provisions in the final rule are effective for FFY 2022 discharges, beginning Oct. 1.

CHA Education Events

Sept. 27: Provider Relief Funds Updates Oct. 21: Improving the Medicare Post-Acute Care Transformation (IMPACT) Act: What Does the Future Hold Post-Pandemic? Oct. 26: CDPH Leadership Updates and District Sessions The Hospital Quality Institute’s “Care for the Caregiver” webinar is available as an on-demand recording. For more information about CHA education programs, visit