Novel Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2/COVID-19)

Mar 5, 2021
A recent report from RAND misses the mark on solutions to the cost of health care and draws its conclusions from the same recycled and incomplete studies.
Sep 26, 2022
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Friday reopened the comment period for a 2020 interim final rule that set forth certain requirements for states to claim a temporary increase in federal matching funds for their Medicaid programs under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.
Sep 19, 2022
AHA will co-host a Sept. 27 Facebook Live event with AdventHealth on the importance of getting children vaccinated and boosted against COVID-19, which will also cover the new bivalent booster shots.
Sep 16, 2022
In-hospital mortality among patients hospitalized primarily for COVID-19 fell from 15.1% during the delta period to 4.9% this April through June, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported this week. 
Sep 15, 2022
As labor shortages and inflation drive up expenses, U.S. hospitals and health systems this year face the worst financial crisis since the COVID-19 pandemic began, according to a report prepared for AHA by Kaufman Hall. 
Sep 6, 2022
The CDC recommended Pfizer’s updated COVID-19 vaccine booster for Americans aged 12 and older and Moderna’s updated COVID-19 vaccine booster for Americans aged 18 and older, as recommended by its vaccine advisory committee.
Sep 6, 2022
Medicare patients who accessed opioid use disorder treatment through telehealth services during the pandemic were more likely to stay in treatment and less likely to experience an overdose than patients without telehealth access to OUD treatment, according to a federal study published last week in…
Aug 22, 2022
Novavax today announced the Food and Drug Administration expanded the emergency use authorization for its Adjuvanted (NVX-CoV2373) COVID-19 vaccine. Under the expanded EUA, the two-dose primary series can be administered for adolescents between the ages of 12 and 17.