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HAP Expresses Support and Concerns about Changes to Two-Midnight Policy, Outpatient Payment Rule

August 28, 2015

HAP submitted comments to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) addressing issues raised in the calendar year (CY) 2016 proposed rule for hospital outpatient prospective payment systems (OPPS), including changes to the two-midnight policy.

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Proposed Guidance on 340B Drug Pricing Program Released

August 27, 2015

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) released its omnibus guidance for the 340B Drug Pricing Program today.

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CMS Releases ACO Performance Results

August 27, 2015

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the quality and financial performance by Medicare accountable care organizations (ACOs) for 2014.

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Survey Helps Hospitals Understand Status of Population Health Collaboration Efforts; Community Health Needs Assessments Play Key Role

August 26, 2015

A new study about hospital population health efforts suggests that hospitals are committed to disease prevention, health promotion, and other public health initiatives. However, they also say limited resources affect their efforts.

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Pennsylvania Hospital Jobs Dropped Slightly During July

August 25, 2015

Employment by Pennsylvania hospitals dropped by 100 jobs during July, for total direct employment of 270,700 jobs.

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Final Regulations Updating Management of Drug Therapy Published

August 24, 2015

The State Board of Pharmacy published final regulations updating management of drug therapy in institutional settings, and adding new requirements for collaborative agreement for drug therapy management between a physician and a pharmacist in non-institutional settings.

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Health Partners to Offer Managed Long-Term Services and Supports

August 24, 2015

Health Partners Plans recently announced its plans to expand its current business model to begin offering managed long-term services and supports to eligible individuals.

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All Pennsylvania’s CHIP Plans Meet Federal Requirements for Enhanced Benefits

August 21, 2015

Governor Wolf announced that all Pennsylvania Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) plans will be providing enhanced benefits to meet federal requirements under the Affordable Care Act.

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Stakeholder Input Sought for New Online Licensing System

August 21, 2015

The Department of State’s Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs is taking steps to provide greater transparency and higher levels of customer service by upgrading its information technology infrastructure and related licensing systems.

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Agreement Reached on Hospital-Based Nursing Education Program Accreditation Issue

August 20, 2015

The National League for Nursing and the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) announced they have reached agreement about how to address the issue of ACEN not being independent enough from the National League for Nursing to maintain its status as an accrediting body for hospital-based nursing education programs.

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Urban Institute Looks at Factors Affecting Uninsured Adults

August 19, 2015

The Health Policy Center of the Urban Institute released a report that focuses on uninsured adults and their potential eligibility for financial assistance for coverage, the reasons they give for not being insured, and potential barriers to and opportunities for expanding coverage to these adults.

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Primary Mcare Limits to Remain the Same

August 18, 2015

As a result of the medical malpractice insurance analysis required by Act 13 of 2002 (The Medical Care Availability and Reduction of Error Act), Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner Teresa Miller announced today that the commonwealth will not be increasing basic primary professional liability insurance limits for 2016.

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DHS Provides Additional Guidance for Child Protective Services Law Background Certifications

August 17, 2015

The Department of Human Services (DHS) has provided additional guidance for individuals applying for their child abuse history background certifications for volunteer and non-volunteer purposes.

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State Provides New Resource to Help Consumers Learn More about Health Care Professionals

August 14, 2015

The Department of State’s Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs is now providing the public with online access to the details behind disciplinary actions taken against health care professionals.

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