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The American Health Planning Association is a non-profit membership organization committed to health policies and the creation of health service systems that promote quality, assure equal access, and advocate reasonable costs.Through its newsletter, web site, educational endeavors, and research projects, AHPA supports its members and the healthcare community.

   

 

 

 

National Directory
State Certificate of Need Programs * Health Planning Agencies

AHPA Certificate on Need Health Planning Directory

2016 Edition of the National Directory is now available (more. . .)

 

AHPA Certificate on Need Health Planning Directory

2012 National Directory
Certificate of Need Programs * Health Planning Agencies
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  • Gov. Terry Branstad Pushed Certificate of Need Reform; Iowa Hospitals Killed It (Reason.com)
  • Most Long-Term Care Insurance Claims Are for Home Care (Think Advisor)
  • Pennsylvania  puts nursing homes on notice about increased fines (Aging Edge)
  • More than 65,000 providers are cut from Medicaid rolls in 15 states (Modern Healthcare)
  • Solving The Rural Health Care Access Crisis With The Freestanding Emergency Center Care Model (Health Affairs)
  • Philips gets FDA clearance for inpatient continuous monitoring system (MedCityNews)
  • Iowa health care officials: New options needed for care of behavioral health patients (Daily Nonpareil)
  • California to weigh single-payer, universal health care plan (Mercury News)
  • Florida nursing homes fight repeal of key regulations  (News4JAX)
  • New York state issues nursing home quality rankings (Buffalo Business)
  • Medicaid cut could scale back nurses’ visits to patients’ homes (Boston Globe)
  • 100 things to know about Medicare reimbursement, 2017  (Beckers)
  • EHRs Improve Patient Care after Discharge at Providence Regional Medical Center (HIMSS)
  • 'Certificate of Need is more important than ever' (Daily Iowegeian)
  • Inpatient mental health coverage rare for some Connecticut insurance plans (New Haven Register)
  • Milford Regional gets OK to drop inpatient pediatric care (Milford Daily News)
  • Are Milwaukee health systems failing a moral test? (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel )
  • In rural Minnesota, hospitals balk at tight networks (StarTribune)
  • Sticking With One Doctor May Help Keep Seniors Out of the Hospital (US News)
  • Ohio to get residential mental-health center for those released from hospitals (Columbus Dispatch)
  • 7 South Floridians charged in multimillion-dollar health care fraud scheme (South Florida Business Journal)
  • Here's how to reform health care (PPG)
  • Merging 4 Pennsylvania agencies seen as way to cut red tape, not programs (The Sentinel)
  • Data Points: Cancer's toll by race and geography (Modern HealthCare)
  • Wrong Care In The Wrong Places (Texas A & M Today)
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  • Aetna partners with UM doctors group to provide better patient care (Baltimore Sun)
  • Tackling Patients’ Social Problems Can Cut Health Costs (KHN)
  • Grand Rapids region compares favorably in health care outlook (grbj.com)
  • Maryland Rural health workgroup discusses care options (Bay Times)
  • Ohio State University plan would add 1 million square feet to Columbus campus (Cleveland.com)
  • Philips and Banner Health Sign 15-Year Agreement to Extend Successful Connected Healthcare Programs (Business Wire)
  • Study: Where hospitals send surgery patients to heal matters a lot for health care costs (AAAS EurekAlert!)
  • CMS Updates Electronic Clinical Quality Measure Value Sets (EhrIntelligence)
  • Common viruses prove dangerous in long-term care facility (MedicalXpress)
  • Hospitals face new pay system for heart care (Naples Daily)
  • UnitedHealth branches out with $2.3 billion surgical care deal (911Breaking)
  • Patients don't trust health information technology (Fierce Health)
  • Unregulated recovery homes criticized over living conditions (PPG)
  • Heart disease, diabetes lead in U.S. health care spending (UPI)
  • There’s a right way to tackle high health costs (The Hill-Opinion)
  • Health Care Cost, coverage controversies and collaborating with colleges (Lehigh Valley Business)
  • Multiple births require extra care (Central Jersey)
  • Patients in worst hospitals 3 times more likely to die, study concludes (Beckers)
  • After-Hours ER Care May Come With A Doctor’s Surcharge (KHN)
  • New state law removes barriers to better breast health care (Daily Messenger)
  • Long-anticipated state study of hospital pricing ends with a whimper (Politico)
  • US Hospitals, Surgery Centers Play Tug-of-War Over Ailing Knees (Medscape)
  • Hospitals in Southwest Florida face penalties for avoidable conditions (Naples Daily News)
  • Hopkins expands urgent care to cancer patients (Baltimore Sun/Fierce Health)
  • Rule Change Could Push Hospitals To Tell Patients About Nursing Home Quality (NPR)
  • Regulations Drive Healthcare Cloud Security, Risk Standards (Health IT)
  • Retail clinics may not reduce emergency room visits for minor illness (Rueters)
  • Almost 1 in 4 face surprise bills after emergency-room visit (Tucson.com)
  • More NJ Hospitals Merge: Trying to Improve Health — and Financial Stability (NJ Spotlight)
  • Maine’s rural hospitals struggling to survive seismic changes in health care (Portland Herald)
  • Kansas mental health groups rally behind reform package (Topeka Journal)
  • Access to Health Care a Real Challenge for Rural Communities (State College.com)
  • Mass Health care costs modest, Partners CEO says (Boston Globe)
  • Many Insured Children Lack Essential Health Care, Study Finds (NYT)
  • Kindred is exiting the skilled-nursing home business (Modern Healthcare) 
  • Retail clinics do not decrease emergency department visits (BioEngineer)
  • Post-Acute Matters More Than Hospital Care? (Ortho This Week)
  • How nursing homes are filling the gap in continuity of post-acute care (McKnights)
  • OPTIMISTIC study: Advance care planning in nursing homes challenging but critical (ScienceMag)

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The American Health Planning Association is a non-profit membership organization committed to health policies and the creation of health service systems that promote quality, assure equal access, and advocate reasonable costs.Through its newsletter, web site, educational endeavors, and research projects, AHPA supports its members and the healthcare community.

     

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