Reps. Evan Jenkins (R-WV) and Tom O’Halleran’s (D-AZ), along with 17 other members, sent a letter to the House Ways and Means Committee opposing changes to swing bed reimbursements. You can read the signed letter here. The House Ways and Means Committee announced their Medicare extenders...Read More
December 14, 2017
The Federal Communications Commissioners voted to approve a review of the Rural Health Care program which provides funding for rural telehealth expansion in order to improve patients’ access to health care in rural areas. The vote includes a one-year increase in the $400 million budget...
December 13, 2017
VA Secretary David Shulkin released a statement yesterday urging Congress to pass legislation before the end of 2017, when funding for programs which allow veterans to receive health care in their communities, will run out. These programs received a temporary extension in funding in August...
December 12, 2017
A University of Michigan study shows that Critical Access Hospitals are not engaging in advanced Electronic Health Record (EHR) use. Specifically, CAHs are less likely to utilize EHR’s performance measurement and patient engagement data. Read more about the study and its findings below.
Jan 18 @ 2:00 pm
Join us January 18th to learn more about the importance and practical application for Community Health Needs Assessments (CHNA). Not-for-profit…
Inside the December 2017 issue of The Pulse, learn more about the Coalition’s work with 19 Members of Congress to oppose a reduction in CAH’s swing-bed reimbursement rates, legislation to stop cuts to the 340B program, and a spotlight on Union General Hospital’s efforts to reduce bullying and...Download