CHA Supports Publication of Opinion in Employee Termination Case
The California Court of Appeal recently issued an opinion in Hodges v. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center that was originally designated as “not to be published” (meaning it could not be cited as precedent in other cases). However, CHA believed that it could provide a helpful precedent for other hospitals and submitted a letter brief requesting that […]
In-Person Consent Law Seminar Returns in Two Weeks
CHA’s 2023 Consent Law Seminar, which will be held on May 23 & 31, with a livestream option, is designed to help hospitals stay current on important changes in the law. This is an opportunity to gain insights into legislative and regulatory updates and learn from frontline experiences.
CHA to Host Webinar on Filing the Triennial Occupational Mix Index Report
On April 28, CHA will host a webinar on Filing the Triennial Occupational Mix Index Report.
Filing the Triennial Occupational Mix Index Report
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.
Webinar Will Provide Update on Medicare Area Wage Index Litigation
An April 10 webinar will provide members with an update on the CHA-sponsored legal challenge to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ area wage index policies.
Medicare Area Wage Index Litigation Update
Since 2020, CHA has sponsored a legal challenge on behalf of its members to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) area wage index (AWI) policies that harm all California hospitals. Register for this webinar and listen to lawyers from Hooper, Lundy & Bookman, P.C. (HLB) for an update on this litigation. Learn about […]
DHCS Publishes Retention Payment Release Dates and Guidance
Earlier this week, the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) announced the dates that retention payment funds will be released. The funds, which must be disbursed by the covered entity within 60 days, will be released in three batches:
2023 Consent Law Seminar
CHA has developed the 2023 Consent Law Seminar to help hospitals stay current on important changes in the law. This is your opportunity to gain insights on legislative and regulatory updates and learn from frontline experiences.
CHA Webinar Will Clarify Changes to Bundled Payments Model
At a March 21 webinar, CHA will have experts available to share information and recommendations on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ recently announced extension of the Bundled Payments for Care Improvement Advanced model.
CMS Issues New QAPI Interpretive Guidelines
On March 9, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued new interpretive guidelines that explain what hospitals must do to comply with the Condition of Participation for Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement (QAPI).