IHA Today

IHA Today

By Joah Hogan|
|December 13, 2022


Registration open for PIC Medicaid rates training. The Iowa Department of Health and Human Services and Iowa Medicaid is hosting two sessions about implementing the psychiatric intensive care inpatient rate Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023.

AHRQ seeking input about patient, workforce safety initiative. The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality published a request for information in yesterday’s Federal Register about a new patient and workforce safety initiative launching next year.

Register for patient rights, suicide prevention webinar. The right of patients to receive care in a safe setting is one of the most-cited deficiencies at the immediate-jeopardy level.

Updates available about staffing agency law. House File 2521, the law regarding health care employment agencies supported by IHA and passed earlier this year, now has more clarifications.

CMS clarifies enforcement discretion for GFEs. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services published an FAQ about the implementation of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, concerning good faith estimates for uninsured self-pay patients.

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