CHA DataSuite has released hospital-specific reports providing a one-page historical summary of hospital quality performance and impacts for each of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services three Medicare inpatient quality programs — Value-Based Purchasing, Readmissions Reduction and Hospital-Acquired Condition Reduction — from federal fiscal years 2017-19.
The Hospital Employee Safety and Workers Compensation seminar, March 20 in Sacramento, will feature experts on leaves of absence and workers’ compensation.
New guidance from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) revises the guidelines to determine immediate jeopardy. The changes to Appendix Q of the State Operations Manual — referred to as Core Appendix Q — apply to all providers and suppliers, and include subparts that focus on concerns in nursing homes and clinical laboratories.
Under a law that took effect last year, health care providers diagnosing or treating Parkinson’s disease patients must report each case to the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) by March 29.
The Department of Health Care Services has released the slide deck shared at a webinar it hosted yesterday, offering guidance to health plans and hospitals on changes to network provider requirements under the Hospital Fee Program.
On March 19 from 11 a.m. to noon, the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) will hold a webinar on the Value-Based Payment (VBP) Program proposed in the governor’s fiscal year 2019-20 budget.
In response to providers’ recent challenges implementing new requirements for opioid prescriptions, the governor has signed into law a bill that allows a transition period before the requirements become effective.
On March 26 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., CHA will host a lobby day for members to share their concerns about Proposition 55 revenue with Senate and Assembly budget subcommittee members and legislative leadership.
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has released a series of resources intended to help providers incorporate, in their disaster planning, strategies to care for patients with serious mental illness.
On March 14 from 9-10:30 a.m. (PT), the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) will host a second webinar to provide guidance to health plans and hospitals on changes to the network provider requirements under the Hospital Fee Program.