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COVID-19

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HHS Extends COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Declaration
For compliance officers

The Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced the renewal of the COVID-19 public health emergency declaration. The renewal is effective Oct. 23 and will continue for an additional 90 days, ensuring flexibilities – like waivers and special rules tied to the public health emergency declaration – remain in place for providers.  

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Federal Advocacy

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CHA Alert Asks Hospitals to Urge Representatives to Support Reinstating PRF Reporting Requirements
For CEOs, government relations executives

On Friday, CHA issued an Advocacy Alert asking member hospitals and health systems to contact their congressional representative about urging the White House and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to reinstate the June COVID-19 Provider Relief Fund reporting requirements.

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Finance

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DHCS Posts Medi-Cal Rx Prescriber and Pharmacy Training Registration
For CFOs

In advance of the transition of pharmacy services to Medi-Cal Rx starting on Jan. 1, 2021, the Department of Health Care Services recently launched a training registration application on the Medi-Cal Rx portal for Medi-Cal prescribers and pharmacies.

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Regulations

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Rescheduled CMS Radiation Oncology Model Call Set for Oct. 8
For CFOs, CMOs, government relations staff, strategic planning/development staff

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will host the rescheduled call on the mandatory radiation oncology (RO) payment model on Oct. 8 at 11 a.m. (PT). The payment model was established earlier this month under CMS’ Specialty Care Models final rule.   

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Behavioral Health

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OHC Campaign Results in Thousands of Messages to Governor on Behavioral Health Bills
Government relations executives, public relations executives

Our Health California (OHC), CHA’s digital community of more than 1 million Californians, recently concluded an advocacy campaign to advance key behavioral health legislation — Assembly Bills (AB) 3242 and 2112. The campaign generated more than 8,000 support messages to Gov. Newsom, who has now signed both bills into law. 

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App Helps Guide Individuals During a Behavioral Health Crisis
For behavioral health directors, emergency department directors

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has released “My Mental Health Crisis Plan,” a new mobile app that allows individuals with serious mental illness to create a plan to help guide their treatment preferences during a mental health crisis. 

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Public Relations

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CHA Launches FightFluTogether Campaign
For public relations and marketing executives

CHA has launched FightFluTogether, a consumer-focused campaign to encourage flu vaccination, developed in partnership with the California Department of Public Health, the California Medical Association, the California Immunization Coalition, and the Hospital Officers Association of California. 

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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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