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.  

CHA Urges Hospitals to Review Wage Data by May 28

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.  

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DRG Program Payment System Update Includes ICD-10 Procedure and Diagnosis Codes

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.  

CMS Issues Surveyor Guidance for ADT Notification Requirements

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.  

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Jan Emerson-Shea
Vice President, External Affairs
(916) 552-7516

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