About Hospital Operations
Hospitals are grappling with staffing shortages, financial shortfalls, and extensive oversight and regulation. One in five hospitals is at risk of closure, yet hospitals remain committed to maintaining the care communities rely on and supporting the state’s health care workforce. To do this, hospitals are actively working with legislators and policymakers to find innovative and efficient ways to deliver care to all Californians.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued new guidance on the May 11 end of the COVID-19 public health emergency and related regulatory waivers.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has updated its hospital price transparency enforcement processes in several areas.
The Department of Health Care Access and Information’s Office of Statewide Hospital Planning and Development (OSHPD) will host a two-session webinar — May 16 and May 18 — on OSHPD 3 Certification.
CHA thanks members for responding to the targeted alert calling for hospitals to contact their congressional representatives ahead of the four House subcommittee hearings on transparency, disproportionate share hospital (DSH) payments, outpatient payments, 340B, physician-owned hospitals, tax-exempt status, and many other hospital issues.
On May 9, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will host a virtual provider compliance focus group to address medical review and claims issues and concerns post-COVID-19 public health emergency. CMS will solicit feedback during a question-and-answer session.
On April 28, CHA will host a webinar on Filing the Triennial Occupational Mix Index Report.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will host an informational call at 12:30 pm (PT) on April 25 to help providers and facilities prepare for the end of the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE) on May 11. Registration is required.
Filing the Triennial Occupational Mix Index Report webinar will cover the basics of the Occupational Mix Adjustment (OMA), the history and calculation of the OMA, and strategies for improving the accuracy of your Occupational Mix data. This session will be hosted by Fred Fisher and Ryan Sader of Toyon Associates, who will share their expertise gained through the submission and audit support of more than 150 Occupational Mix Surveys.
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) has issued a proposed rule on health data, technology, and interoperability to implement certain provisions of the 21st Century Cures Act. The proposed rule also makes several enhancements to the ONC Health IT Certification Program. Comments are due June 20.