Action Alert

Enactment of the Safety from Violence for Healthcare Employees (SAVE) Act (H.R. 2584/S. 2768) is a top priority for the AHA and the hospital field.
Congress recently passed a stopgap bill to avert a government shutdown, which extended the deadlines to fund the government for the remainder of fiscal year 2024. Congress now must fund four appropriations bills by March 1 and eight appropriations bills by March 8 — or pass another stop-gap bill to…
Ask your lawmakers not to include any site-neutral payment cuts as part of a legislative package that would fund the government; first funding deadline is Jan. 19
The House of Representatives as soon as next week could consider the Lower Costs, More Transparency Act (H.R. 5378), a bill that includes site-neutral payment cuts and detrimental provisions focused on hospital price transparency, among other issues.
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The House of Representatives is expected to consider the Lower Costs, More Transparency Act (H.R. 5378) next week, a bill that includes site-neutral payment cuts and detrimental provisions focused on hospital price transparency, among other issues.
Congress is returning to Washington, D.C., with a number of high-profile issues on their agenda, including funding the government.
A series of recent developments in Congress are adding significant urgency to AHA’s fight against site-neutral payment and other policies that would irreparably damage hospitals’ abilities to care for their communities, including a move to use rate setting that would offer commercial insurers a…
Lawmakers in the U.S. Senate are mobilizing behind an AHA-led effort to stop impending cuts to the Medicaid disproportionate share hospital (DSH) program, which are scheduled to be enacted on Oct. 1, 2023.
Both the Senate Health, Education, Labor & Pensions Committee and House Ways and Means Committee are expected to discuss and mark-up proposed bills with site-neutral payment and other policies expected to significantly impact hospitals if enacted.