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Effective July 28, 2019: Changes to State Law on Medical Decision Making

The purpose of this bulletin is to inform hospitals about recent changes to state law on medical decision making.... Read More >>

CMS seeks input on reducing administrative, regulatory burden

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued a Request for Information (RFI) seeking new ideas from the public on how to ease administrative burden and improve healthcare delivery, building on its 2017 Patients over Paperwork initiative. ... Read More >>

WSHA provides Implementation Resources for Bills Passed during 2019 Legislative Session

WSHA’s 2019 implementation guide is now online. ... Read More >>

Save the Date: July 1, 2019 – WSHA webinar on Changes to Medical and Consumer Debt Laws

WSHA is preparing members for two new laws governing consumer and medical debt that go into effect July 28, 2019.... Read More >>

CMS Seeks Input on Reducing Administrative, Regulatory Burden

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently issued a Request for Information (RFI) seeking new ideas from the public on how to ease administrative burden and improve health care delivery, building on its 2017 Patients over Paperwork initiative.... Read More >>

DOH Proposes Increases to Hospital Licensing Fees, Rulemaking Hearing and Comments due June 25

The Department of Health (DOH) is proposing increases to hospital licensing fees by about 60 percent, from the current $138 to $220 per bed for general, acute care hospitals and from $85 to $135 per bed for psychiatric and chemical dependency hospitals licensed. ... Read More >>

OIC Seeks Input on Rulemaking for Surprise Billing Law by June 14

The Washington Office of the Insurance Commissioner (OIC) is seeking input on rulemaking for HB 1065, the new surprise billing law.... Read More >>

WSHA Releases June 2019 State Regulatory Issues Update

WSHA’s Government Affairs team has published its June 2019 update to its State Regulatory Issues webpage. ... Read More >>

WSHA releases June 2019 State Regulatory Issues Update

WSHA’s Government Affairs team has published its June 2019 update to its State Regulatory Issues webpage.... Read More >>

Draft CMS guidance on hospital co-location released, WSHA requests comments

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released draft guidance on hospital co-location and shared service arrangements, available online. ... Read More >>

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