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Supreme Court Allows Public Charge Immigration Rule to Take Effect
For CEOs, CFOs, government relations executives

Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court set aside the preliminary injunction from New York that prevented the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) public charge rule from taking effect nationwide. This was the last of the three district court nationwide injunctions standing, which means the DHS rule can go into effect nationwide — except in Illinois — while the litigation challenging it continues. CHA President & CEO Carmela Coyle issued a statement denouncing the rule.

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Emergency Preparedness

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CDPH, CDC Continue Updates on Novel Coronavirus

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) reported the first two confirmed cases of novel coronavirus in California, in Orange County and Los Angeles County, last weekend. In total, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has now reported five U.S. patients — in Washington, Illinois, California, and Arizona — who recently traveled from China have been diagnosed with novel coronavirus, noting that the risk of transmission to the general public remains low. 

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Federal Advocacy

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House Energy & Commerce Committee Holds Hearing on Wildfires, Power Outages
For CEOs, government relations executives

Today, the House Energy & Commerce Committee held a joint hearing with its Subcommittee on Energy and Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change about the impacts of wildfires on the energy infrastructure and environment. 

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Education

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Feb. 10 Is Deadline for Creating Care Partnerships Conference Registration and Hotel Discounts
For CNOs, COOs, CFOs, strategic planning officers, post-acute and skilled-nursing staff, case managers

Register by Feb. 10 for CHA’s upcoming Creating Care Partnerships Conference, March 2-3 in Pasadena, to save $100 on registration and take advantage of group room rates at the host hotel, The Westin Pasadena. 

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Regulations

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CHA Attends ONC Annual Meeting Ahead of Release of Interoperability and Information Blocking Final Rules
For CEOs, CIOs, government relations staff, compliance staff, general counsel

CHA attended the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) annual meeting this week in Washington, D.C. At the meeting, ONC said that final rules on interoperability and information blocking — to be issued by ONC and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) — are expected to be released in the coming weeks.

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CDPH Issues Notices on New Laws Requiring Hospital Compliance
For COOs, chief legal counsel, human resources executives, licensing & certification staff, quality & patient safety staff

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has issued guidance, in three different All Facilities Letters (AFLs), about new laws that apply to hospitals and health facilities: one regarding medical exams of sexual assault victims, one on employees’ rights during a CDPH investigation or inspection, and one on written notice to patients about their right to be free of discrimination.

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Medicare

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CMS to Hold Listening Session on Opportunities to Enhance Provider Experience With Medicare Administrative Contractors
For finance & reimbursement staff

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will hold a listening session on Jan. 29 at 11 a.m. (PT) to gather feedback on provider experiences with the Medicare fee-for-service program. 

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Education

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CHA Education Events

For more information about CHA education programs, visit www.calhospital.org/education.

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