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CDC updated its COVID-19 safety guidelines, FDA warned of false negative test risks, and bebtelovimab will transition to the commercial marketplace.

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HHS releases two new reports on long COVID-19 research and support, while the Administration for Strategic Preparedness & Response shares guidance on Paxlovid efficacy and eligibility.

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The proposed rule expands the definition of discrimination "on the basis of sex" and explicitly includes telehealth services in nondiscrimination policies.

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The declaration enables HHS to modify Medicare and Medicaid program requirements and could lead to more emergency funding for virus prevention and vaccines.

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The rule from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services includes numerous policy and payment changes important to essential hospitals, including a 4.3 percent increase in inpatient payment rates for fiscal year 2023.

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As monkeypox continues to spread, New York health leaders declare the virus an imminent threat, while California leaders request additional vaccine supply.

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This is the second star ratings update since the agency updated its methodology in 2020 to include the use of peer grouping.

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HHS agreed to purchase 66 million Moderna bivalent COVID-19 vaccine doses, while the CDC reported fewer vaccine reactions for those older than 50 who receive a second mRNA booster shot.

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A recently passed New Hampshire law requires health care facilities to implement and maintain workplace violence prevention programs.

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America’s Essential Hospitals asks that you urge your U.S. House lawmakers to cosponsor the Safety from Violence for Healthcare Employees (SAVE) Act (H.R. 7961), legislation that would protect caregivers from workplace violence.

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CDC recommends the Novavax COVID-19 vaccine for adults and reports that additional mRNA COVID-19 vaccine booster doses increase protection against moderate and severe COVID-19.

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The Aug. 22 webinar will complement other federal resources on the annual 340B Drug Pricing Program recertification period for hospitals, open from Aug. 24 to Sept. 19.

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A proposed rule for Medicare’s Outpatient Prospective Payment System for calendar year 2023 would reverse Medicare Part B drug payment cuts to hospitals in the 340B Drug Pricing Program, continue site-neutral payment policies, and revise the inpatient-only list, among other proposed changes.

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This State Policy Snapshot explores how legislatures are responding to the recent discriminatory actions by pharmacy benefit managers and other payers by enacting 340B-related nondiscrimination legislation.

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Antimicrobial-resistant hospital-onset infections and deaths both increased from 2019 to 2020, according to a new CDC analysis.

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FDA approves the Novavax COVID-19 vaccine for those 18 and older as the Biden-Harris administration releases an action plan to take on the BA.5 subvariant.

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Washington lawmakers expanded the state's charity care program but did not include additional funding to cover the extra uncompensated costs for hospitals.

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Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) again halts Build Back Better human infrastructure package negotiations; House lawmakers will vote on a FY 2023 appropriations minibus.

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A proposed rule for the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule for calendar year 2023 would extend telehealth regulatory flexibility, make changes to the Medicare Shared Savings Program, and revise the Quality Payment Program.

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The Medicare Outpatient Prospective Payment System proposed rule for calendar year 2023 reverses cuts to 340B Drug Pricing Program hospitals and seeks comment on remedying existing cuts to 340B hospitals.

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Effective July 15, Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra renewed the COVID-19 public health emergency determination.

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CMS proposes to decrease the conversion factor determining physician payment rates for specific services by $1.53. The proposed rule also includes provisions related to Medicare reimbursement of telehealth services, vaccine administration, and the Medicare Shared Savings Program.

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FDA approves the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for use in individuals ages 12 to 15 and authorizes state-licensed pharmacists to prescribe Paxlovid.

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The document outlines five priority goals to improve maternal health and outcomes and, for each, actions the federal government will take.

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The strategy aims to deploy vaccines rapidly in the most affected communities, facilitate testing, and engage stakeholders to mitigate spread.

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The HHS Office of Climate Change and Health Equity announced a climate change webinar series, beginning July 14, and shared a companion resource compendium.

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FDA advises vaccine manufacturers to incorporate an omicron variant component into booster doses; Pfizer requests FDA approval of antiviral pill Paxlovid.

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CDC recommends the Moderna vaccine for kids ages 6 to 17; an FDA committee will consider modifying COVID-19 vaccine composition to reflect virus mutations.

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CMS approved Colorado's Section 1332 waiver application to create a state-based standard health benefit plan.

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The Bipartisan Safer Communities Act seeks to close gaps in current gun safety laws and bolster mental health care, including through new support for hospitals and other providers.

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CDC recommends that children ages 6 months to 5 years receive a COVID-19 vaccine; Pfizer study data shows Paxlovid failed to alleviate COVID-19 symptoms.

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