Action Alert

The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health is expected to hold a follow-up hearing on transparency and competition in health care. The AHA appreciates your outreach in advance of the March 28 hearing; however, based on the comments representatives made during the recent hearing, it is…
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Dec. 6 released a proposed rule to improve the electronic exchange of health care data and streamline processes related to prior authorization. The proposed rule places new requirements on Medicare Advantage (MA) organizations; state…
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Dec. 14 issued its Medicare Advantage (MA) proposed rule for contract year 2024. The AHA has developed a model comment letter that hospitals and health systems can use to assist with submitting their own comments on the proposed rule to CMS.
As Congress deliberates on its lame-duck legislative agenda, the AHA continues to urge congressional leaders to include a number of key priorities in a year-end spending package.
The AHA has urged congressional leaders to include a number of important provisions in a year-end legislative package to ensure that hospitals and health systems are able to continue their mission of caring for the communities they serve.
Congress will tackle a full slate of business following the November midterm elections, providing an opportunity to advance key priorities that support hospitals and health systems. 
he Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Aug. 1 released a request for information (RFI) on the Medicare Advantage (MA) program, which the agency notes will be used to inform potential future rulemaking.
Like individuals and families across America, hospitals and health systems are dealing with the difficult challenges of high inflation and ongoing effects of the pandemic.
The deadline for signatures on the bipartisan “Dear Colleague” letters circulating in the House and Senate that ask CMS to make critical changes to the hospital IPPS proposed rule for FY 2023 to more accurately reflect the cost of providing hospital care to patients has been extended to close of…
Bipartisan “Dear Colleague” letters are circulating in the House and Senate that would ask the Centers for Medicare…