Digital Debut

Louisiana Tweaks Written Transfer Agreement Requirement

The Louisiana Department of Health’s Bureau of Health Services Financing finalized changes to the state’s transfer agreement and patient transfer requirements for ASCs a few weeks back. The final rule tweaked the state’s written transfer agreement requirement but did not align it with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) requirements adopted in 2019, as other states have.

Read More >

Illinois Aligns with CMS’ Burden Reduction Changes

While states have moved slowly to align with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) 2019 burden reduction changes, 2022 has seen an uptick in action on the issue. Three states have made changes this year: Alaska, Illinois and Ohio.

Read More >

Names in the News

Henry Schein Celebrates 25 Years of its Back to School Program

This school year, Henry Schein Inc. of Melville, New York, celebrated the 25th anniversary of its Back to School program. The program provides backpacks, school supplies and other forms of support to underserved children and their families, according to a release.

Read More >


AAAHC Calls for 2022-23 Bernard Kershner Award Submissions

The Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) of Skokie, Illinois, has opened submissions for the 2022-23 Bernard A. Kershner Innovations in Quality Improvement (QI) Awards, according to a release. The deadline to apply is November 11, 2022.

Read More >