The Home Test to Treat program now offers free testing, telehealth and treatment for both COVID-19 and flu to eligible adults nationwide, the National Institutes of Health announced.
Nearly 7.3 million people selected a 2024 health plan through the federally facilitated and state-based Health Insurance Marketplaces Nov. 1 through Dec. 2, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced Dec. 6.
The Department of Health and Human Services, Department of Justice, and Federal Trade Commission Dec. 7 announced several new actions to promote competition in health care and support lower prescription drug costs.
The House Energy and Commerce Committee Dec. 6 advanced 19 health care bills, including legislation (H.R. 6364) that would prevent Medicare from publicizing a telehealth provider’s home address when the provider delivers telehealth services from their home.
The AHA Dec. 7 sent a letter supporting the Support for Patients and Communities Reauthorization Act (H.R. 4531), bipartisan legislation that would reauthorize key SUPPORT Act programs for patients with substance use disorder and permanently extend required Medicaid coverage for medication-assisted treatments.
Kristine Olson, M.D., chief wellness officer at Yale New Haven Hospital, discusses how the hospital is working to develop wellness and well-being across the organization and the positive results.
Registration for AHA's 2024 Accelerating Health Equity Conference, May 7-9 in Kansas City, Mo., opens Dec. 6 with an early-bird discount period that runs through March 31.
A recent Modern Healthcare article suggests that hospitals’ charity care as a share of expenses declined between 2020 and 2023, but the authors’ own data tell a different story, write AHA President and CEO Rick Pollack and Catholic Health Association President and CEO Sr. Mary Haddad.
The Department of Health and Human Services Dec. 6 released a concept paper outlining its cybersecurity strategy for the health care sector, which builds on a national strategy President Biden released last year.
AHA Dec. 6 expressed concern that the outpatient prospective payment system final rule for calendar year 2024 contains an error that reduces reimbursement for hyperbaric oxygen therapy by over 40%, and urged the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to issue a correction establishing an accurate payment before Jan. 1.