CHA has submitted its comment letter in response to the Office of Inspector General’s (OIG) proposed rule to revise safe harbors under the anti-kickback statute (AKS) and civil monetary penalty (CMP) rules regarding beneficiary inducements. The proposed rule would create new safe harbors for value-based arrangements and patient engagement, and would expand other existing safe harbors.
CHA has submitted its comment letter on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) proposed rule to modernize regulations under the physician self-referral law – also known as the Stark Law. While CHA generally supports many of the provisions outlined in the proposed rule, additional changes are needed to advance the shared goals of care coordination and reduced administrative burden.
CHA has issued detailed summaries, prepared by Health Policy Alternatives, on the proposed rules to modernize regulations under the physician self-referral law — also known as the Stark Law — and the anti-kickback statute.
CHA has submitted comments on the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) proposed changes to the Confidentiality of Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Patient Records (Part 2) regulations.
CHA will host a seminar Nov. 19 in Sacramento and Nov. 21 in Pasadena featuring California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Deputy Director Heidi Steinecker, who will share her vision and plan for change within the CDPH Center for Health Care Quality.
In a win for providers, a federal judge has ruled that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) exceeded its statutory authority when it reduced payments for clinic visits furnished in excepted off-campus provider-based departments, which were specifically excluded from the Balanced Budget Act of 2015.
CHA has issued a detailed summary, prepared by Health Policy Alternatives, of the two proposed rules on the confidentiality of substance use disorder (SUD) patient information under the 42 CFR Part 2 regulations.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released two proposed rules last week about the confidentiality of substance use disorder (SUD) patient information. The first proposed rule includes several changes to the law governing medical records created by federally assisted substance use disorder (FASUD) programs, also known as the Part 2 regulations.
Wildfires. Mudslides. Floods. Mass shootings. These once rare or infrequent events have become regular occurrences, and no two disasters are ever the same. Now more than ever, hospitals must reevaluate our procedures and redefine preparation.
CHA’s members-only Hospital Employee Safety and Workers’ Compensation Seminar is coming March 14 to Costa Mesa and March 20 to Sacramento. While providing a safe work environment is always the goal, hospitals need to understand how to get their employees the help they need when they get injured, while remaining compliant with California employment law.