Senators Carper and Scott Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Extend Hospital at Home Waiver

May 15, 2024 – Senators Tom Carper (D-DE) and Tim Scott (R-SC) introduced the Hospital Inpatient Services Modernization Act of 2024, bipartisan legislation that would extend the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Acute Hospital Care at Home (AHCAH) waiver program for five years. This bill would allow for the continuation of the program, [...]

Bipartisan Hospital Inpatient Services Modernization Act (H.R. 8260) Introduced to Extend Waiver Five Years

May 7, 2024 – Representatives Brad Wenstrup, D.P.M. (R-OH) and Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) introduced the bipartisan Hospital Inpatient Services Modernization Act (H.R. 8260). The legislation includes a five-year extension of the Acute Hospital Care at Home (AHCAH) waiver program to allow participating providers to continue furnishing services that enhance access to care. This bill [...]

Reps. Wenstrup and Blumenauer Introduce Bipartisan Discussion Draft to Extend AHCAH Program Until 2027

March 20, 2024 – In last week's House Ways and Means Committee hearing, Reps. Brad Wenstrup (R-OH) and Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) continued their championing of the hospital at home model that, since the beginning months of the COVID-19 pandemic, has allowed for the expanded delivery of hospital-level care to Medicare beneficiaries in the comfort of [...]

AHCAH Legislation Introduced in House and Senate and Over 110 Organizations Sign On in Letter Urging Passage

March 10, 2022 – The Senate and the House have introduced Hospital Inpatient Services Modernization Act, bipartisan legislation, S. 3792 and H.R. 7053, that would extend Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) waiver flexibilities currently tied to the Public Health Emergency (PHE) determination. These flexibilities bring hospital-level care directly to patients in their homes, helping to reduce costs and [...]

Becker’s Hospital Review Recognizes ACH Coalition as One of 2021’s Biggest Healthcare Innovation Projects

December 17, 2021 – Article Excerpt Several hospitals and health systems accelerated innovation efforts this year, from spinning out new artificial intelligence-powered healthcare companies to inking collaborations focused on digital health, hospital-at-home offerings and data analytics. Here are 10 of the biggest healthcare innovation projects that hospitals and health systems rolled out in 2021, as reported [...]

Leaders in Hospital Care Delivery Innovation Launch Advanced Care at Home Coalition

October 14, 2021 – Today leading health care providers launched a new advocacy effort to allow more patients to safely receive acute-level care and recovery services in the comfort and convenience of their homes. The Advanced Care at Home Coalition brings together likeminded stakeholders to advocate for the continuation of current hospital-level care-at-home flexibilities [...]

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