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The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has announced the release of an additional $482 million in payments as part of the Phase 4 distribution of the Provider Relief Fund.
Under the COVID-19 federal public health emergency (PHE), Medi-Cal beneficiaries were guaranteed continuous coverage as long as the PHE was in effect.
CHA has issued a comprehensive summary of the federal fiscal year (FFY) 2023 inpatient prospective payment system proposed rule released by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Comments on the proposed rule are due to CMS by 2 p.m. (PT) on June 17.
On May 13, Gov. Newsom released the May Revision with modifications to the proposed state budget he first presented in January.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has made the achievement thresholds and benchmarks for each quality measure in the expanded home health value-based purchasing (HHVBP) Model available on the Internet Quality Improvement and Evaluation System (iQIES) portal.
As geopolitical tensions from the Ukraine-Russia conflict have increased, the threat of health care cyberattacks has increased.
The GE Healthcare production facility for iodinated contrast media in Shanghai experienced an unexpected, temporary shutdown that has created temporary supply pressure for radiographic contrast medium used before X-ray imaging.
As shared previously in CHA News, the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) sent hospitals invoices covering the first four fee-for-service cycles of the 2019-21 Hospital Fee Program in March. The first invoice is due on April 29 and covers July 1, 2019-Sept. 30, 2019. Hospitals will receive the first fee-for-service payment on May 18.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services issued the following updates this week: