The newsroom includes access to CHA News, which provides timely information to members every Monday and Thursday and is at the core of CHA benefits. In addition, it is also home to resources such as toolkits and talking points designed to help member hospitals and health systems communicate with internal and external audiences on a range of current health care-related issues. Links to CHA media statements and press releases can also be found here.
- May 21: 2022 Inpatient Psychiatric Facilities Proposed Rule Updates Webinar
- June 10: FFY 2022 Inpatient Prospective Payment System Proposed Rule Updates Webinar
- The Hospital Quality Institute’s “Care for the Caregiver” webinar is available as an on-demand recording.
For more information about CHA education programs, visit calhospital.org/education-publications.
CHA urges hospitals to review their wage and occupational mix data public use files (PUFs), issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), by May 28. These files are used to develop the hospital wage index for federal fiscal year (FFY) 2022.Read more
The Diagnosis Related Group (DRG) Program payment system has been updated to include the ICD-10 procedure and diagnosis codes released by Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services on Jan. 1.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has issued interpretive guidance and FAQs to state survey agencies on hospital admission, discharge, and transfer (ADT) notification requirements as required by its interoperability and patient access final rule.Read more
Applications are now being accepted for the California Health Facilities Financing Authority (CHFFA) third funding round for the Investment in Mental Health Wellness Grant Program for Children and Youth.Read more