This legislation is the most significant change to recycling and waste disposal since the 1980s and impacts everyone from all levels of government, schools, colleges, and universities to businesses such as hospitals, and individual residents — essentially anyone who generates organic waste. The following FAQs describe the requirements that businesses — including hospitals — must […]
The Department of Health Care Access and Information has finalized regulations that impact the reporting of inpatient discharges and emergency department and ambulatory surgery encounters that occur on or after Jan. 1, 2023.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a request for information (RFI) on the advanced explanation of benefits and good faith estimate requirements of the No Surprises Act, which addresses surprise medical billing at the federal level.
CHA has issued a members-only summary, prepared by Health Policy Alternatives, Inc., of the final rules on requirements related to surprise billing recently issued by the Departments of Treasury, Labor, and Health and Human Services.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued revised guidance related to waivers of the Nurse Aide Training Competency and Evaluation requirements.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has released a new resource to assist in determining whether the federal independent dispute resolution process or a specified state law or all-payer model agreement applies for determining out-of-network claims covered under the No Surprises Act.
The California Health and Human Services Agency has released the Data Sharing Agreement and related policies and procedures required under Assembly Bill (AB) 133. To assist members, CHA has prepared a fact sheet about the Data Sharing Agreement, open items still in consideration, and the next steps for the state.
The Departments of Labor, Treasury, and Health and Human Services (tri-agencies) have issued a long-anticipated No Surprises Act final rule.
The Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) has issued a proposed rule implementing the nondiscrimination provision of Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, and disability in certain health programs and activities. California law is generally in line with the proposed […]
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will hold a national stakeholder call on July 12 at 10 a.m. (PT) to discuss the agency’s policy with respect to hospitals, staff, and physicians regarding their obligations and protections under the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act (EMTALA). Registration is required.