The Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has renewed the COVID-19 public health emergency declaration for another 90 days, effective Oct. 18. The 90-day renewal puts the public health emergency in place through Jan. 16, 2022, and ensures flexibilities — like waivers and special rules tied to the declaration — remain in place for providers.
CHA has issued a members-only summary, prepared by Health Policy Alternatives, Inc., of the second interim final rule with comment period implementing the No Surprises Act. Comments are due to the Departments of Health and Human Services, Labor, and Treasury by 2 p.m. (PT) on Dec. 6.
CHA commented on the proposed rule detailing the enforcement provisions related to the No Surprises Act (NSA). In the letter, CHA raises concerns about the promulgation of regulations related to enforcement actions before the full set of regulations required to implement the NSA’s core provisions have been produced. CHA also offers specific technical recommendations to ensure that providers have an appropriate opportunity to respond […]
On Oct. 4, the former Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD) officially launched its new name — the Department of Health Care Access and Information (HCAI) — and an updated website.
On Sept. 30, the Departments of Health and Human Services (HHS), Labor, and Treasury released an interim final rule providing additional regulations implementing the No Surprises Act.
Medicare claim reviews have been on hold since 2019 but will soon be resuming. CHA is happy to partner with Livanta to bring members crucial information about the resumption.
CHA has issued a members-only summary, prepared by Health Policy Alternatives, Inc., of the proposed rule detailing the enforcement provisions related to the No Surprises Act
CHA has submitted comments on a request for information on the burden associated with COVID-19 Provider Relief Fund (PRF) reporting released by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). Comments are due to HRSA by 2 p.m. (PT) on Sept. 24 and should be emailed to [email protected]
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced it is rescinding prior audit denials for hospitals that failed to qualify for the “mid-build exception” to the site-neutral payment policy. CMS will review each previously failing provider’s audit findings for compliance with statutory requirements, as well as for accuracy and completeness.
On Sept. 10, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule detailing the enforcement provisions related to the No Surprises Act (NSA). The proposed rule: