Each year, the American Hospital Association (AHA) collects aggregate information on the payments and costs associated with care delivered to beneficiaries of Medicare and Medicaid by U.S. hospitals. The data used to generate these numbers come from the AHA’s Annual Survey of Hospitals, which is the nation’s most comprehensive source of hospital financial data. This fact sheet provides the definition of underpayment and technical information on how this figure is calculated on a cost basis for Medicare and Medicaid.
On behalf of our nearly 5,000 member hospitals, health systems and other health care organizations, and our clinician partners – including more tha
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Letter to the Senate Finance Committee leadership supporting the Helping to End Addiction and Lessen (HEAL) Substance Use Disorders Act of 2018.
AHA Statement before Senate Finance Committee on Rural Health Care in America: Challenges and Opportunities
AHA statement before the Senate Finance Committee on "Rural Health Care in America: Challenges and Opportunities."
AHA's comment on the CMS proposed rule to amend requirements that states assess their Medicaid fee-for-service provider payments to determine if they are…
In January 2018, the Centers for Medicare…