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6 hospital implications under the 21st Century Cures Act

Hospitals face implications under the 21st Century Cures Act, despite it’s other provisions supported by the likes of the American Hospital Association. Continue reading

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AHA recommends Trump reduce regulatory burden on hospitals

The American Hospital Association has asked President-elect Donald Trump to reduce the regulatory burden on hospitals by cancelling Stage 3 of meaningful use, suspending star ratings and continuing the fight against health insurance mergers in a letter se Continue reading

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AHA Sends Second Appeal to Trump

For the second time in three days, on Friday the American Hospital Association has provided President-elect Donald Trump with a lengthy list of requests for regulatory reforms to scale back bureaucratic red tape. Continue reading

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AHA Offers HHS Solutions to Reduce Medicare Appeals Backlog

The American Hospital Association (AHA) recently advised the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to implement three solutions that would significantly reduce the Medicare appeals backlog at the administrative law judge level. Continue reading

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Federal court denies HHS request for delay in Medicare appeals backlog case

A DC federal court trial judge today denied the government’s request to delay further proceedings in a case brought by the AHA and three hospital organizations to compel the Department of Health and Human Services to meet its congressionally mandated dead Continue reading

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AHA Critiques Medicare Reimbursement Changes for Home Health

The American Hospital Association (AHA) is urging CMS to delay outlier provisions and streamline certain medical billing procedures proposed in a recent document aimed at home health facilities. Continue reading

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Proposal to reduce Medicare appeals backlog won’t solve problem

In a letter to HHS’ Office of Medicare Hearings and Appeals, the American Hospital Association said HHS’ recent proposal to reduce the Medicare appeals backlog at the administrative law judge level is likely “to do little more than scratch the … Continue reading

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Ways and Means Leaders Unveil ‘Helping Hospitals Bill’

House Ways and Means Committee leaders today unveiled the Helping Hospitals Improve Patient Care Act (H.R. 5273), bipartisan legislation containing numerous provisions affecting hospitals. Continue reading

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Via: Medicare Appeals Delay Case Moves Forward

As many hospitals, as well as other health care providers and suppliers with pending requests for ALJ hearing are acutely aware, lengthy adjudication delays exist within the Medicare appeals process. These delays are most significant at the third level of … Continue reading

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“Finally Friday!” Short-Stay DRGs & Pay-to-Appeal

FRIDAY May 1, 2015: Short-Stay DRGs & Pay-to-Appeal: What to expect and when Get the Handouts Day Egusquiza, a passionate and in-demand speaker and educator, told me last week that she thought the plans for a Short-Stay DRG were not … Continue reading

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