Recently, the Ohio Hospital Association released a member resource with answers to the most frequently asked questions regarding the Ohio Hospital Care Assurance Program (HCAP), its related hospital free care requirement and Ohio Medicaid DSH Program Audits. The FAQ is available as an MS Word download here: HCAP-July-2013-FAQ-Updates
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- Affordable Care Act approval rising slowly April 21, 2015For the first time in nearly three years, more Americans approve of the Affordable Care Act than disapprove of it, according to the latest tracking poll by the Kaiser Family Foundation. The difference between the opposing views was small but...
- Mammogram harms outweigh benefits for most women in 40s, panel says April 21, 2015The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force affirmed that women ages 50 to 74 should have a mammogram every two years. For women in their 40s it should be an individualized decision, the panel said, drawing immediate fire from radiologists.
- Rule Could Cut 2015 Hospital EHR Reporting April 16, 2015April 16—A proposed rule would cut hospital reporting of electronic health record (EHR) use from one year to 90 days in 2015.
- Congress Repeals SGR, Includes Hospital Provisions April 15, 2015April 15—Legislation to repeal and replace a cost-control formula for Medicare physician spending, which Congress passed late on April 14, also included numerous temporary and permanent policy changes directed at hospitals.