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Hospitals can promote the use of donor human milk to provide a lifeline for premature infants and reduce racial and ethnic disparities in birth outcomes.

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HHS urges governors to start planning for the end of the COVID-19 public health emergency; FDA authorizes a Pfizer booster vaccine for children ages 5 to 11.

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House and Senate lawmakers work to finalize a roughly $40 billion aid package for Ukraine but remain stalled on consideration of a COVID-19 aid package; a House panel considers two bills to reauthorize various federal health programs.

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New HHS initiatives focus on climate change, health equity, and the role health care stakeholders can play in promoting climate resilience.

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FDA limits authorized use of the Janssen COVID-19 vaccine after reports of thrombosis with thrombocytopenia syndrome following vaccination; a new analysis estimates vaccines are associated with $2.6 million in savings due to a reduction in Medicare hospitalizations.

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The proposed rule includes numerous policy and payment changes for Medicare’s Inpatient Prospective Payment System for fiscal year 2023, including a 3.2 percent increase in inpatient payment rates.

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Despite receiving bipartisan support in the Senate, a $10 billion COVID-19 relief bill remains stalled. The outlook for congressional action is uncertain, given a lack of clarity on legislative packages that might emerge in the coming weeks and months.

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In a white paper, the association encourages CMS to develop policies that reduce disparities and incorporate equity into waiver approval and evaluation processes.

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Moderna releases promising preliminary data on its variant-specific COVID-19 booster shot; CDC launches a Center for Forecasting and Outbreak Analytics.

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The independent dispute resolution process can be initiated to resolve payment disputes between health care providers and issuers.

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The association made recommendations on payment rates, workforce development, eligibility and enrollment policies, and measuring access to hospital services.

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The ability to provide hospital-level care at home has been essential to managing case surges during the COVID-19 pandemic and can improve access and equity outside of a public health crisis.

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President Joe Biden announces a national research plan on prolonged illness developed after COVID-19; FDA limits authorization of sotrovimab to treat COVID-19.

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Two new documents provide guidance for health care providers on No Surprises Act compliance and good faith estimates for uninsured or self-pay patients.

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Telehealth is an important tool to connect providers and patients, and this technology only became more vital as the pandemic prevented patients from accessing in-office care. This State Policy Snapshot explores how some states have pursued action to make telehealth flexibility permanent.

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FDA authorizes a second vaccine booster for older and immunocompromised individuals; OSHA reopens the comment period for its emergency temporary standard.

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Research shows mRNA vaccines effectively prevent ventilation and death from COVID-19; Pfizer and Moderna seek authorization for an additional booster dose.

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At least 20 states are pursuing legislation to limit access to gender-affirming care for transgender youth, while some states have proposed legislation to prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

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In its March report to Congress, the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission examines the relationship between Medicaid disproportionate share hospital (DSH) allotments, uncompensated care costs, and services for low-income, uninsured populations.

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The health of people and communities is only as strong as the investments we make to ensure access to high-quality, affordable care and reduce disparities.

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Although cases are declining nationwide, safety net hospitals have not recuperated from the effects of the pandemic on their finances and still need additional resources.

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Ensuring a reliable safety net, one ready to meet the moment in any crisis, means robustly protecting and bolstering the mechanisms and ideals that make the safety net function.

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The proposed rule limits the types of benefits considered in public charge determinations to exclude nonemergency Medicaid and other in-kind benefits that were in the 2019 final rule.

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The House-passed bill does not allocate additional COVID-19 relief for providers on the front lines of the pandemic. An initial version of the legislation included $15.6 billion in COVID-19 related spending — a scaled-back version of the $22.5 billion requested by the Biden administration.

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The laws prohibit pharmacy benefit managers and insurance companies from discriminating against 340B Drug Pricing Program contract pharmacies and covered entities.

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A State Health Official letter includes guidance for states to prepare for the COVID-19 public health emergency unwinding and return to regular Medicaid program operations.

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The court ruled the qualifying payment amount should not be the main factor in determining payment for out-of-network services in independent dispute resolution.

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President Joe Biden unveils a new COVID-19 National Preparedness Plan; FEMA extends its 100 percent federal cost share for COVID-19 efforts.

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CDC announces a new community-level framework that assesses COVID-19 risk; the Biden administration unveils a new COVID-19 mitigation plan for people with disabilities.

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States argue shifting pharmacy benefits from managed care to Medicaid fee-for-service can lead to savings, but removing 340B Drug Pricing Program benefits for managed care drugs can jeopardize essential hospitals' 340B savings — a critical source of support.

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National emergency extended; new study highlights conditions and symptoms developed after COVID-19 infection; CDC updates vaccine guidance with clarifications for immunocompromised people.

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