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AHA launches MACRA 101 video series

The American Hospital Association (AHA) on Thursday launched the first two installments of its MACRA 101 video series to educate hospitals, clinicians and trustees...

Webinar offered on final MACRA rule

SDAHO is offering an educational webinar on the final MACRA rule. "The MACRA Final Rule: Evaluating the Impact and Opportunities for Critical Access Hospitals," planned...
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CMS offering training for Phase 1 Implementation of new nursing home regulations

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is developing online training for Regional Offices (RO), State Survey Agencies (SA) providers and other stakeholders...
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ODPHP updates targets for health care-associated infections within acute care hospitals

The Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP) has announced updated 2020 targets for the reduction of health care-associated infections in acute care...
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SDAHO participates in CMS Rural Health Solutions Summit

Members and staff from SDAHO recently participated along with more than 650 other attendees from across the country in the CMS Rural Health Solutions...

HHS expects 13.8M to sign up for insurance plans during enrollment period

Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell says HHS expects 13.8 million people to have selected a Health Insurance Marketplace plan by...

AHA hosting open enrollment webcast with HHS secretary

The American Hospital Association will host a special webcast on open enrollment with HHS Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell on Thursday, Oct. 27, from 1-2...
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Vaccine code for Medicare not yet in Common Working File

Noridian Healthcare Solutions says that Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) are having issues with the new flu vaccine code 90674, which is not yet in...
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IHS names Great Plains deputy chief medical officer

Indian Health Service (IHS) has named Mechele Peterson as deputy chief medical officer for the Great Plains region, according to the Associated Press. Read the...

CMS releases final rule implementing MACRA provisions of Medicare physician payment system

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on Friday morning released its final rule implementing provisions of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization...