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THA Hosts Member Call on Vaccine Mandates

Dec. 17, 2021 The Texas Hospital Association on Dec. 17 moderated a discussion of the latest developments in the vaccine mandates for hospitals. Attorneys from Husch Blackwell, a national law firm with extensive knowledge of the mandates and legal challenges, provided members with updates on the status of the rules issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid and Occupational…


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Medicare Group Appeal Briefing

Oct. 7, 2021 Texas Hospital Association and King & Spalding have identified a potential Medicare group appeal opportunity for Texas hospitals who either currently receive Medicare disproportionate share payments or may have a sufficient number of 1115 waiver days to qualify for Medicare disproportionate share payments. On Oct. 7, 2021, Christopher Kenny, Partner, King & Spalding, presented a virtual briefing…


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End-of-Session Member Connection Call

May 27, 2021 In the final days of the 2021 legislative session, THA hosted a member connection call to recap the session, outcomes for Texas hospitals and what’s next for rulemaking. The advocacy team covered a number of key issues, including the state budget, health care coverage expansion, legislation related to the COVID-19 pandemic and winter storm, and behavioral health…


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COVID-19 Update Call

April 23, 2020 The Texas Hospital Association held a member connection call on April 23, 2020 to discuss the governor’s April 17 executive order on performing essential services, federal funding and PPE and testing capacity. Listen to the recording below.


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COVID-19 Call with U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz

April 6, 2020 On April 6, 2020, the Texas Hospital Association hosted a member connection call with U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz to discuss hospitals’ ongoing testing, PPE, medical supplies and funding needs to respond to COVID-19. The recording is below.


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COVID-19 Call With U.S. Sen. John Cornyn

March 6, 2020 On March 6, 2020, the Texas Hospital Association hosted a member connection call with U.S. Sen. John Cornyn to discuss key coronavirus issues for hospitals. The recording is below.


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COVID-19 Call With TDSHS

Feb. 26, 2020 On Feb. 26, 2020, the Texas Hospital Association hosted a member connection call with the Texas Department of State Health Services to provide the latest updates and guidance on the 2019 novel coronavirus. The recording is below.


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86th Texas Legislature End-of-Session Call

May 23, 2019 Contact Aisha Ainsworth, manager, advocacy communications, 512/465-1511 On May 23, the Texas Hospital Association hosted a member connection call to recap the legislative session and outcomes for Texas hospitals and what’s next for rulemaking. THA’s advocacy team covered a number of legislative issues including: State budget. New source of trauma funding. Property tax revenue caps. End-of-life care. …


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86th Texas Legislature Mid-Session Call

March 29, 2019 Contact Aisha Ainsworth, manager, advocacy communications, 512/465-1511 On March 29, the Texas Hospital Association hosted a member connection call to provide an update on Texas hospitals’ priorities for and political challenges of the 86th Texas Legislature. THA’s advocacy team covered a number of legislative issues including: The state budget. Local provider participation funds. Property tax revenue caps. Reducing number of…


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