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Leadership Summit on State Medicaid Waivers
Join us Sept. 21, in Chicago, for a one-day summit on navigating delivery system transformation. Participants will examine the fundamentals of Medicaid waivers and discover how to maximize waiver projects, collaboratives, and outcomes.

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Decision maintains access to vital health care services for millions of Americans and supports the hospitals that care for our most vulnerable patients

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The Supreme Court ruled in King v. Burwell that the Affordable Care Act makes federal subsidies available to individuals in states that use the federally facilitated marketplace, not just those with a state-based marketplace.

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Previously, hospitals reporting for the first time had to wait until Jan. 1, 2016 to attest. Hospitals will report for a 90-day period using 2014 stage 1 requirements.

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Upfront and ongoing savings aim to encourage providers to form ACOs in rural and underserved areas and promote participation in models with greater financial risk. Applications accepted July 1 to July 31.

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Annual Gage Award winners recognized for innovative programs to improve health and health care outcomes.

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The guide outlines the critical activities needed for a successful ICD-10 launch on October 1. Also included are instructions for accessing ICD-10 codes and links to training and testing resources.

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Interactive map tracks real-time weather along with locations of Medicare patients who rely on electrically powered medical equipment.

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The U.S. Supreme Court ruled to keep subsidies for health insurance sold via federally run exchanges

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Six justices ruled in favor of the Obama administration, arguing that the overall structure and purpose of the ACA supports the interpretation that Congress intended subsidies to be available in both federally facilitated and state-based marketplaces.

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CBO also found that if a full ACA repeal took effect on Jan. 1, 2016, the federal deficit would increase by $137 billion between 2016 and 2025.

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The 2015 recertification period will be from Aug. 5 to Sept. 9. Failure to recertify will result in removal from the program.

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Process improvement methodology led to a 40 percent reduction in patient falls at Broward Health Imperial Point after just one year.

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The ASPR TRACIE features emergency preparedness resources, one-on-one technical support, and an online forum to share user-developed templates, plans, and other materials.

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Proposed rule also calls for increased transparency in ceiling price calculation. Separate guidance to replace mega reg.

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Top chefs put healthful spin on fast food as essential hospitals work to reduce food deserts in their communities

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The Essential Women’s Leadership Academy aims to decrease the gender gap in executive level positions at essential hospitals.

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Sens. Manchin and Portman are leading the Senate bill and Reps. Renacci-Engel are leading the House bill.

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The House will vote to repeal two major ACA provisions this week - medical device tax and the IPAB - and consider four Medicare Advantage bills. Health committees are reviewing mental health and HIT.

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A total of $3.3 billion is marked for CMS, which is about $344 million below current funding. The subcommittee will consider the bill tomorrow.

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Comments caution CMS about Medicare DSH payment cuts and urge CMS to ensure measures and methodologies used in quality reporting programs are adjusted for sociodemographic factors.

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In comments to CMS, America's Essential Hospitals also urged the agency to finalize a 90-day reporting period for all providers in 2015 and lower the threshold of the patient electronic access measure.

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MACPAC's report to Congress touts potential of DSRIP programs to transform Medicaid reimbursement and improve health outcomes, also addresses the challenge and calls for clear and consistent federal guidance.

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Nominations are due June 19. The work group will define terms related to alternative payment models and a strategy to track progress of APM implementation.

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Staff from Ebola assessment hospitals will learn how to prepare facilities and staff to receive, isolate, and care for patients being evaluated for Ebola.

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Three association members were among nine groups of grantees that will receive funding to sustain preparedness for treating patients with Ebola and other highly infectious diseases.

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CDC guidance covers evaluation criteria, infection control information for MERS-CoV. Criteria include fever, pneumonia, recent travel to the Arabian Peninsula or South Korea.

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About America’s Essential Hospitals

America’s Essential Hospitals, formerly the National Association of Public Hospitals and Health Systems, is the only national association and champion for hospitals and health systems dedicated to high-quality care for all, including the most vulnerable. We support members with advocacy, policy development, research, and education for hospital leadership.

America’s Essential Hospitals was formerly known as the National Association of Public Hospitals and Health Systems (NAPH). Carrying our mission since 1981 into today's health care era

Learn more about the name change »