As geopolitical tensions from the Ukraine-Russia conflict have increased, the threat of health care cyberattacks has increased.
On May 13, Gov. Newsom released the May Revision with modifications to the proposed state budget he first presented in January. Tax revenue estimates have surged by $55 billion since the governor’s January budget proposal, creating a discretionary budgetary surplus of $49 billion and allowing the state to make new investments beyond what was proposed […]
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), in partnership with the White House, announced a call to action for providers and other health care stakeholders to reduce emissions across the health care sector to address climate change.
On April 21, the Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board approved a new emergency temporary standard (ETS) for COVID-19.
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 Department of Health and Human Services Office of Civil Rights has issued a request for information on the security practices of covered entities and its determinations on fines, audits, and remedies to resolve potential violations of the 1996 HIPAA Security Rule.
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.
On March 25, CHA issued an alert asking members to urge state senators to support bills that protect patient medication safety and bring transparency to staffing agency practices.
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.
This one-day event for rural hospital leaders will focus on our seismic strategy, changes to MediCal and other financial directives, as well as other key legislative issues. Plenty of time is planned for sharing, reacquainting, and roundtable discussions of issues specific to small and rural hospitals.