On Sept. 29, the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) updated the timeline for the Retention Payment Program. The timeline clarifies when covered entities, which include hospitals, must register with DHCS to receive an application for the Retention Payment Program.
In response to both the state and federal declaration of emergency due to monkeypox (MPX), the Division of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH) has issued guidance on how MPX is addressed by the Aerosol Transmissible Disease (ATD) standard.
To assist members in navigating the No Surprises Act final rule, CHA will host a complimentary webinar from 11 a.m. to noon (PT) on Sept. 30.
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.
Join CHA’s Chad Mulvany and Amanda Hayes-Kibreab, partner at King & Spalding, as they provide insight and guidance for members navigating the No Surprises Act final rule.
On Aug. 31, California Attorney General Rob Bonta sent letters to 30 hospital CEOs across the state requesting information about how health care facilities and other providers are identifying and addressing racial and ethnic disparities in health care algorithms.
On Aug. 25, the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) officially updated the timeline for the retention payment program to clarify that an employee must be employed on Nov. 28 to qualify for the retention payment (date of record). DHCS also provided FAQs and a glossary of terms.
On Aug. 9, the California Supreme Court agreed to review the Court of Appeal’s published decision in County of Santa Clara v. Superior Court after CHA submitted a “friend of the court” letter brief encouraging the Supreme Court to review (and hopefully overturn) this decision.
On July 22, the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) officially announced that the clock for the retention payment program will begin on July 30 and run until Oct. 28.
To assist hospitals experiencing a shortage of health care workers or that are challenged in meeting the state’s nurse-to-patient staffing ratio requirements, CHA has updated its FAQs for Hospital Facing Critical Staffing Shortages to clarify certain issues and provide details on questions member hospitals have asked. Also updated are the COVID-19 Surges: Resources for California […]