Join your colleagues at this two-hour program, focusing on the current state of the IMPACT Act as well as what the future will hold under this system.
Don’t miss this annual opportunity to connect with CDPH’s Center for Health Care Quality leadership and your district representatives.
On Aug. 20, CDPH issued FAQs on the state public health officer order on hospital visitation. This health order requires vaccine verification or proof of a COVID-19 test for visitors of hospitals and other facilities. The FAQs provide clarifications, in addition to those issued in All Facilities Letter (AFL) 21-31, on who is covered by the order and who is […]
CHA has issued a members-only summary, prepared by Health Policy Alternatives, Inc., of the federal fiscal year 2022 skilled-nursing facility (SNF) prospective payment system final rule. The regulation is effective Oct. 1.
HQI recently launched HQI Cares: Implementing BETA HEART®, a program in partnership with BETA Healthcare Group aimed at helping hospitals develop reliable, sustainable cultures of patient safety and consistent, empathetic, and transparent responses to adverse events.
To support members as they implement the recent state public health officer orders requiring testing of unvaccinated workers and employee vaccine requirements, CHA has compiled a set of frequently asked questions.
As part of its Perinatal Mental Health (PMH) Learning Community, the Hospital Quality Institute will host a webinar on Aug. 19 from noon to 1 p.m. (PT) to discuss the impact of child welfare involvement on both parent and infant mental health, the role that hospital staff plays in the process of child abuse reporting during the perinatal period, and steps to file a child abuse report as a […]
CHA has issued a detailed summary of the calendar year (CY) 2022 outpatient prospective payment system (OPPS) proposed rule. Comments are due to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) by 2 p.m. (PT) on Sept. 17.
The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) issued a public health officer order on Aug. 5 requiring general acute care hospitals, skilled-nursing facilities, and intermediate care facilities to either: (1) verify that indoor visitors are fully vaccinated, or (2) verify documentation of a negative COVID-19 test. In addition, CDPH issued All Facilities Letter 21-31 on visitation for […]
In response to the surge of new COVID-19 infections due to the new Delta variant, on Aug. 5 Gov. Newsom issued a health officer order to require COVID-19 vaccinations in specified health care settings, including all general acute care hospitals (GACHs), acute psychiatric hospitals, and skilled-nursing facilities (SNFs). This requirement comes after a growing number of hospital […]