CHA has submitted comments to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) on its proposed rule implementing the Veterans Community Care Program, which will replace the Veterans Choice Program as required by the MISSON Act of 2018.
The Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) recently requested input on how the Cal MediConnect program can provide a better member experience or otherwise improve care and care coordination. Today, CHA submitted comments that outline the challenges hospital case managers continue to experience in the discharge planning process.
CHA has submitted comments to the Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (OCR) in response to a request for information about modifying Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) privacy and security rules.
Later this year, the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) will modify access to the Hospital Presumptive Eligibility (HPE) Application Portal. Providers who have not yet updated their HPE user information should do so to ensure they do not lose access to the portal.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued a fact sheet announcing that it expects a temporary gap for the Medicare Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies Competitive Bidding Program to last until Dec. 31, 2020.