May 24-25, 2022: HQI, CHPSO and AQIPS Patient Safety Evaluation System – 2022 Virtual Summit 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.
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On April 15, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) opened the federal independent dispute resolution (IDR) process for providers to resolve out-of-network payment issues covered under the No Surprises Act (NSA).
On April 11, Vice President Kamala Harris announced actions intended to reduce the burden of medical debt. These actions include:
CHA has issued a members-only summary, prepared by Health Policy Alternatives, Inc., of the proposed rule updating the inpatient psychiatric facility (IPF) prospective payment system (PPS) for fiscal year 2023 recently issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Comments on the proposed rule are due to CMS by 2 p.m. (PT) on […]
The American Hospital Association (AHA) annual membership meeting is just a few weeks away. Traditionally, a feature of the meeting is an opportunity for hospitals to deliver important messages about their needs directly to members of Congress.
The Department of Health and Human Services Office of Civil Rights has issued a request for information on the security practices of covered entities and its determinations on fines, audits, and remedies to resolve potential violations of the 1996 HIPAA Security Rule.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced it will end certain COVID-19 blanket waivers for nursing homes, with the specified waivers ending in either 30 or 60 days from April 7.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued final updates and changes to its Medicare Advantage and Part D payment methodologies for calendar year 2023.
On April 6, the Department of Health Care Services updated its state fiscal year (SFY) 2021-22 Diagnosis-Related Group grouper settings documents to reflect 3M Grouper Software mapper and hospital-acquired conditions updates that took effect on April 1.