Hospital Bills Advance
- Lawmakers in 44 states face myriad of health care issues in 2000 sessions. Cys, Jane // AHA News;01/31/2000, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p8
Deals with health care-related issues that dominate state legislatures in the United States, which are of interest to hospitals. Appropriation of the payment from the tobacco settlement; Efforts of physicians to form unions; Nurse staffing ratios.
- Is NY health care such a special case? // Crain's New York Business;02/22/99, Vol. 15 Issue 8, p8
Editorial. Presents questions that policy makers in New York State are deemed to answer to go to the heart of the health care reform law. Deregulation of the hospital reimbursement system; Training of doctors; Accountability; Consequences.
- Build momentum back home for HIPAA relief...And a full inflation update. // AHA News;05/28/2001, Vol. 37 Issue 21, p6
Editorial. Deals with legislation concerning the United States health care system. Purpose of the `Dear Colleague' letter being circulated on the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act's medical privacy rule among legislators; Provisions of the legislation introduced that would...
- For-profits could be `critical-access' sites. Gardner, Jonathan // Modern Healthcare;10/25/99, Vol. 29 Issue 43, p8
Contends that for-profit hospitals could qualify as rural critical-access institutions under provisions of Medicare-relief legislation in the United States (US) Congress. Discussions on the critical-access hospital program in the US; Requirements to qualify for the critical-access hospital...
- Medicare bill draws criticism. Lovern, Ed // Modern Healthcare;6/3/2002, Vol. 32 Issue 22, p16
Criticizes a legislation on Medicare payment changes in the U.S. Background on the agreement between the U.S. House Republicans and national hospital associations; Implications on rural hospitals; Discussion on the incompleteness of the legislation.
- N.Y. likely to revive expiring surcharge. Geisel, Jerry // Business Insurance;12/06/99, Vol. 33 Issue 49, p1
Reports on the New York Legislature's assessment of whether to revamp or extend a controversial 1996 health care law that boosts employers' costs by hundreds of millions of dollars a year. Imposition of a surcharge on bills incurred in New York hospitals or laboratories; Use of revenues...
- New York surcharge unjust. // Business Insurance;12/06/99, Vol. 33 Issue 49, p8
Urges the New York Legislature to revamp or not renew a controversial health care surcharge law that has long burdened employers in the state. Imposition of a surcharge on bills incurred in New York hospitals and laboratories; Additional health care costs shouldered by employers; Proposal of a...
- Get down to business. // AHA News;1/21/2002, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p14
Editorial. Urges the United States (U.S.) Congress to work on legislative proposals that are important to hospitals. Enactment of legislation that helps hospitals meet financial challenges and better ensure the health of the communities; U.S. Senate version of the Nurse Reinvestment Act;...
- Hospitals push TennCare bill. K.F. // AHA News;3/27/95, Vol. 31 Issue 13, p2
Reports on the support given by the Tennessee Hospital Association (THA) to a legislation affecting hospital health care benefits. Request by Governor Donald Sundquist to stop the legislation; Purpose of the bill; Remarks from THA officials.