The California Health and Human Services Agency (CalHHS) recently announced that an online portal is available for hospitals and health agencies to sign the state’s Data Sharing Agreement (DSA).
CHA has created a resource that identifies major pandemic-related policy changes affecting hospitals, and indicates if — and when — they are scheduled to expire.
Earlier this week, the governor released his January budget proposal for 2023-24, marking the opening of this year’s state budget process. The budget proposes revised spending of $240 billion in 2022-23 and $224 billion in spending for 2023-24 (the fiscal year beginning in July 2023).
On Jan. 10, the U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia sent a case about 340B underpayments back to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
On Jan. 11, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) renewed the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE) declaration for another 90 days, extending it until April 11.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has awarded 200 new Medicare-funded graduate medical education residency slots to hospitals serving rural and underserved communities.
CHA has issued a members-only summary, prepared by Health Policy Alternatives, Inc., of the proposed changes to Medicare Advantage (MA) and Part D programs for contract year 2024.
On behalf of its members, CHA has submitted a letter to the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) in response to a request for stakeholder input on the development of regulations for general acute care hospital (GACH) observation services. In the letter, CHA requests that CDPH clearly distinguish between observation services, which are routinely provided […]
CHA is reminding members of the upcoming deadline for the American Rescue Plan (ARP) Rural Fund and that Provider Relief Fund (PRF) Reporting Period 4 is now open. Phase 4 PRF/ARP Rural Funds Reconsideration Process Deadline: Hospitals that believe their Phase 4 PRF or ARP Rural Funds were inaccurately calculated have until Feb. 21, 2023, […]