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Jul 1, 2022
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services June 30 approved a state plan amendment allowing Washington state to extend postpartum coverage from 60 days to 12 months after pregnancy for Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program enrollees under the American Rescue Plan Act.
Jun 30, 2022
The FBI, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, Department of the Treasury, and Financial Crimes Enforcement Network today urged organizations to take certain actions to protect their networks from MedusaLocker ransomware, which uses vulnerabilities in the Remote Desktop Protocol to access victims’ networks and encrypt their data.
Jun 30, 2022
The House Appropriations Committee today voted 32-24 to approve legislation that would provide $242.1 billion in funding for the departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education in fiscal year 2023, a 13% increase over the prior fiscal year.
Jun 30, 2022 by Rick Pollack, President and CEO, AHA
After months of hot debate and strenuous give-and-take, 38 delegates signed the Constitution of the United States on Sept. 17, 1787.
Jun 29, 2022
The Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response and Food and Drug Administration this week extended the shelf life for certain refrigerated lots of the COVID-19 combination monoclonal antibody therapies REGEN-COV and Evusheld.
Jun 29, 2022
 The Administration plans to immediately allocate 56,000 doses of JYNNEOS monkeypox vaccine from the Strategic National Stockpile to states and territories for individuals with presumed or con
Jun 29, 2022
GE Healthcare is recalling 4,222 backup batteries for its CARESCAPE R860 ventilator in the United States.
Jun 29, 2022
The AHA, 340B Health, America’s Essential Hospitals, Association of American Medical Colleges, and Children’s Hospital Association yesterday filed a friend-of-the-court brief urging the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit to require drug companies to fulfill their legal obligations to provide 340B discounted drugs to eligible hospitals and health systems, regardless of whether the drugs are dispensed on site or through contract pharmacies.   
Jun 29, 2022
In this Advancing Health podcast, Priya Bathija, AHA’s vice president of strategic initiatives, sits down with leaders from ChristianaCare and Omaha-based Children’s Hospital & Medical Center to discuss the ongoing infant formula shortag
Jun 29, 2022 by Lindsey Dunn Burgstahler
This blog by Lindsey Dunn-Burgstahler of the AHA Center for Health Innovation highlights three emerging ideas with the potential for a big impact on health, all shared at the 2022 Aspen Institute’s Aspen Ideas Festival.