• Tag Archives: American Hospital Association

    The ongoing suspension of Medicare Recovery Audit Contractors’ (RACs) ability to monitor and audit claims has produced a 22% decline in funds recovered by the more »

    The purpose of the Recovery Audit Program and its Recovery Audit Contractors (RACs) is to identify Medicare overpayments and underpayments across the country, but according more »

    The final day of HIMSS14 was expected to be an important one, especially for anyone following the comments from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid more »

    The handling of the Recovery Audit Contractor (RAC) program by the Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) has raised concerns among members of Congress. more »

    The American Hospital Association is asking the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to look into the handling of hearings to contest payment denials more »

    The American Hospital Association (AHA) released a factsheet with the findings of its most recent Annual Survey of Hospitals. According to the gathered data, hospitals more »

    The American Hospital Association has issued comments in response to a request for comments on the preliminary cybersecurity framework developed by the National Institute of more »

    In a letter to the House Committee on Ways and Means and Senate Finance Committee, the American Hospital Association has provided its recommendations for resolving more »

    When the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a suspension of Recovery Audit Contractor (RAC) reviews last month, it was only slated to more »

    There is great uncertainty among healthcare officials when considering the effects of increased hospital consolidation. Proponents of hospital mergers emphasize that such a refashioning of more »

    The American Hospital Association (AHA) applauding the sponsoring of a new bill to improve the work of Medicare Recovery Audit Contractors (RACs). In a letter more »

    In response to the Request for Information regarding “Advancing Interoperability and Health Information Exchange,” the American Hospital Association (AHA) has identified areas where the Centers more »

    In response to a request for information (RFI) on the electronic reporting of clinical quality measures (CQMs) issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid more »

    Richard Umbdenstock, CEO of the American Hospital Association (AHA), addressed falling hospital reimbursements tied to a slashed Medicare budget and upcoming sequestration cuts in Nashville more »

    On February 1, the American Hospital Association (AHA) sent a letter to Acting CMS Administrator Marilyn Tavenner in response to the agency’s request for information more »

    In response to the September 24 letter from the Department of Justice (DoJ) and Health & Human Services (HHS) claiming providers are abusing meaningful use more »

    According to the American Hospital, slow and steady wins the race when dealing with electronic reporting of quality measures. In response to the Agency for more »

    Last week, when the American Hospital Association issued its comments to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on the proposed final rule for more »

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