AHA in the News

June news


  1. Why some major health groups are unusually quiet about the Senate bill (Washington Post, June 27, 2017)
  2. Emboldened industry lobbyists try to scale back Medicaid cuts (Politico, June 27, 2017)
  3. Hospitals attack GOP health bill in $1 million ad campaign (Bloomberg, June 27, 2017)
  4. Older Americans can’t afford health care bill’s ‘Age Tax’: AARP (Fox, June 23, 2017)
  5. Inside McConnell’s plan to repeal Obamacare (Politico Pulse, June 23, 2017)
  6. Doctors and patient advocates are slamming the Senate Republicans’ healthcare plan (Business Insider, June 23, 2017)
  7. Healthcare groups issue scathing criticism of Senate bill (The Hill, June 22, 2017)
  8. Hospital groups slam health care bill released by Senate (STAT, June 22, 2017)
  9. Hospitals, medical colleges pan Republican bill (Washington Post, June 22, 2017)
  10. Penalty program slowed Medicare readmissions, but progress has stalled (Modern, June 22, 2017)
  11. Hospital to Senate: ‘Go back to the drawing board’ on health plan (The Hill, June 22, 2017)
  12. Lobbyists are so disgusted with the Senate health care bill, they compared it to leeching (Vox, June 22, 2017)
  13. Hospital groups on Senate health bill: Go back to drawing board (Bloomberg, June 22, 2017)
  14. Hospital group: ‘Go back to the drawing board’ on Senate ACA Repeal (Talking Points Memo, June 22, 2017)
  15. Hospital group warns of serious harm from Medicaid cuts (The Hill, June 19, 2017)
  16. How to interpret patient condition updates from medical professionals (The Washington Post, June 14, 2017)
  17. How the Obama administration made it possible to quite Medicaid (The Hill, June 12, 2017)
  18. Hospitals come together to address violence (Modern, June 9, 2017)
  19. Private accreditors balk at CMS proposal to make reports public (Modern, June 8, 2017)
  20. Plumbing in hospitals and nursing homes can spread Legionnaires’ Disease (NPR, June 6, 2017)
  21. The Affordable Care Act is still law. Signing up for health insurance is still hard (STAT News, June 2, 2017)
  22. Lawmakers ask White House to allow third-party premium payments (Modern, June 1, 2017)
  23. The push for clinicians to talk more about health costs (Modern, June 1, 2017)
  24. The USA can have great healthcare, if Congress chooses to act (Huffington Post, June 1, 2017)



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