As California’s hospitals continue their life-saving work during the COVID-19 pandemic, the hospital associations continue to advocate on behalf of hospitals and their patients, in addition to offering these tools and resources:
Providers who believe their Provider Relief Fund (PRF) Phase 4 payment was not calculated correctly have until 8:59:59 p.m. (PT) on May 2 to request a reconsideration from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has renewed the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE) declaration for an additional 90 days, effective April 16.
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has announced the release of an additional $1.75 billion in payments as part of the Phase 4 distribution of the Provider Relief Fund.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced it will end certain COVID-19 blanket waivers for nursing homes, with the specified waivers ending in either 30 or 60 days from April 7.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued revised surveyor guidance on its final rule requiring COVID-19 vaccination for health care staff.
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has announced that starting the week of April 11, providers that missed Reporting Period 1 due to extenuating circumstances will be able to submit their request for a late report through April 22.
Starting April 4, Medicare will cover up to eight over-the-counter COVID-19 tests each calendar month for individuals with Medicare Part B, including those enrolled in a Medicare Advantage plan, until the COVD-19 public health emergency ends.
The Health Resources and Services Administration has announced that it is ending the federal COVID-19 Uninsured Program because there are insufficient funds to continue.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has updated its guidance to recommend that people visiting health care facilities use the most protective form of source control, including N-95 masks.
In case you missed it, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) announced on July 16 in All-Facilities Letter 20-26.9 that the statewide space waiver for hospitals, which was set to expire July 17, has been extended until Sept. 30.