CHA commented on the proposed rule detailing the enforcement provisions related to the No Surprises Act (NSA). In the letter, CHA raises concerns about the promulgation of regulations related to enforcement actions before the full set of regulations required to implement the NSA’s core provisions have been produced. CHA also offers specific technical recommendations to ensure that providers have an appropriate opportunity to respond […]
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On Oct. 8, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) notified the Department of Health Care Services of its approval of the Hospital Fee Program’s managed care directed payment program for Jan. 1-Dec. 31, 2021.
Traditionally, the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) processes Medi-Cal managed care supplemental payments at or near the federal funding claiming limit. This lengthy timeline was factored into the original 2019-21 Hospital Fee Program schedules that CHA distributed to hospitals in April 2020.
We were able to pivot quickly — from securing massive amounts of PPE for staff and patients, to … even standing up care tents in our parking lot. – Dan Jones, CPPS, FACHE, CEO, St. Francis Medical Center
We saw the creation of a new system as an opportunity to realize our fundamental belief that everyone has the right to be healthy. – Charlie Francis, senior executive vice president, chief strategy and transformation officer, CommonSpirit
Our mission is to care for the poor and vulnerable. Regardless of their ability to pay, patients … will receive care as good or better than what they could get by driving ‘over the hill’ to the hospital in Los Angeles. – Bernie Klein, Interim CEO, Providence Cedars-Sinai Tarzana Medical Center
OHC sat down with Dr. Carrie L. Byington, executive vice president of University of California Health (UCH), to find out what drew her to California, how preventable differences affect health outcomes, and what the university’s data, expertise, and innovations mean for the Golden State.
CHA DataSuite has released a hospital-specific analysis for the second quarter 2021 quality program measure trends analysis designed in the Information Builders platform.
CHA has submitted additional comments to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) about the proposed inpatient rehabilitation facility (IRF) review choice demonstration. Under the demonstration, IRFs will choose either pre-claim or post-claim review for all claims. Once an IRF reaches a 90% claim approval, it may choose to be released from 100% claim […]
Given the ongoing challenges associated with the COVID-19 public health emergency, the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) has decided to delay the full implementation of Medi-Cal Rx until April 1, 2021.