Legal

District Court Disallows Certain Provisions Related to No Surprises Act

For the third time, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas ruled to set aside certain regulations implementing the No Surprises Act. The Texas Medical Association, joined by several air ambulance providers and supported by an amicus brief filed by the American Hospital Association, successfully argued that the methodology used to calculate the qualifying payment amount (QPA) favors insurers during the arbitration process.  

Explaining CMS’ 2024 OPPS and PFS Proposed Rules Webinar

On July 13, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued its calendar year (CY) 2024 outpatient prospective payment system (OPPS) proposed rule and physician fee schedule (PFS) proposed rule. CHA is hosting a members-only webinar to discuss key proposals in these proposed rules on August 21 from 9-10:30 a.m. (PT) ahead of the comment deadline.

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.

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 […]

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.

Overview of Changes to the Medicare BPCI-A Payment Model

CMS recently announced the extension of the Bundled Payments for Care Improvement Advanced (BPCI-A) model. Join us for this informative webinar as experts provide an overview of the model, including updates for 2024 participation, application considerations, and program details. Organizations that have never applied for BPCI-A, as well as current BPCI-A participants, will benefit from […]

Consent Manual

Introducing the CHA Publications App For an improved online user experience learn about the CHA Publications App Overview The Consent Manual is your one-stop resource for all legal requirements related to patient consent for medical treatment, release of medical information, reporting requirements and more. It details exactly what the law requires and what you need to […]