IHA Today

IHA Today

By Joah Hogan|
|August 9, 2022


U.S. Senate passes Inflation Reduction Act. The U.S. Senate included several health care provisions in the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 (H.R. 5376).

IHA advocacy team weekly preview. The IHA advocacy team this week hosts several work groups to create and finalize IHA’s 2023 positions for several issues including certificate of need, pharmacy and rural emergency hospitals.

Hospitals can now review COVID-19 personnel vaccination data. Hospitals, inpatient psychiatric facilities and prospective payment system-exempt cancer hospitals have until Tuesday, Aug. 30, to review their data for the October Update to Care Compare.

PayZen offers new approach to patient financing for Iowa hospitals. Growing patient debt and shrinking provider margins are the new normal. The old approaches to patient financing won’t cut it anymore.

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