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HCAI Makes Changes to Hospital Supplier Diversity Report

The Department of Health Care Access and Information (HCAI) has made changes to its Hospital Supplier Diversity Report, which hospitals are required to submit annually on their minority, women, LGBT, and disabled veteran business enterprise procurement efforts.  

CHA Releases Final Draft Model of 2023-24 Hospital Fee Program

On March 23, the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) submitted a draft of the Hospital Fee Program (VIII) fee and payment model to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Over the past several months, CHA has worked closely with DHCS in finalizing the next Hospital Fee Program.  

Make No Mistake: Hospitals Are a Long Way From ‘Fine’

Last week, the independent agency that advises Congress on Medicare rates delivered its March report, which describes hospital profit margins that hit all-time highs in 2021 and calls attention to the $200 billion in taxpayer subsidies that provided hospitals with a cushion to get through the worst of the pandemic.