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.
Providers may submit requests to report late due to extenuating circumstances for Provider Relief Fund Reporting Period (RP) 2 to the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). The forms must be submitted from May 2 to May 13 at 8:59 p.m. (PT). Interested providers should review and submit the Request to Report Late Due to Extenuating […]
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued a rule finalizing policies for contract year 2023 Medicare Advantage (MA) and Medicare prescription drug benefit programs. The rule finalizes proposals on increased agency oversight of plan marketing, expansion and network adequacy, reinstatement of medical loss ratio reporting requirements, and equity-oriented changes to dual-eligible special […]
CHA recently issued an alert asking members to write to the Senate Budget Committee and the Assembly Budget Committee and urge them to reject the governor’s budget proposal that would require hospitals to specify, assign, and spend a specified percentage of their community benefits dollars through community-based organizations. CHA has developed a template letter about […]
CHA has released a summary of a recent survey of member case managers on access to durable medical equipment (DME) for traditional Medicare beneficiaries.
In case you haven’t registered yet, there’s still time to sign up for the 2022 Patient Safety Evaluation System Summit on May 24-25.
May 24-25, 2022: HQI, CHPSO and AQIPS Patient Safety Evaluation System – 2022 Virtual Summit May 25: IPPS Proposed Rule Discussion Sept. 13-14: 2022 Disaster Planning Conference 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.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will provide virtual training for the updated inpatient rehabilitation facility patient assessment instrument 4.0 and the long-term care hospital continuity assessment record and evaluation data set 5.0, which take effect Oct. 1.
CHA’s Disaster Planning Conference is scheduled for Sept. 13-14 at the Pasadena Convention Center.
The California Health Facilities Financing Authority has opened a grant opportunity for counties and county-designated providers to apply for Investment in Mental Health Wellness Grant Program funding to support mobile crisis support teams for children and youth under age 21.