Oct 21, 2020
In a letter to congressional leaders today, the AHA, American Medical Association, American Health Care Association, and National Association for Home Care & Hospice said, “Without future sequestration relief, America’s health care safety net could be at further risk of collapse.
Oct 13, 2020
Please contact your representatives today and ask them sign on to a “Dear Colleague” letter to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) urging it to reinstate the COVID-19 Provider Relief Fund (PRF) reporting requirements outlined in HHS’ June 19 FAQ that defined both expenses and lost…
Oct 6, 2020
Please contact your Republican senators today and ask them sign on to a “Dear Colleague” letter to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) expressing concerns that a Sept. 19 change in HHS’ COVID-19 Provider Relief Fund (PRF) reporting requirements will create uncertainty and financial…
Sep 29, 2020
New definition will have adverse effect on hospitals, especially those serving rural and vulnerable communities
Sep 9, 2020
In response to recent actions taken by a number of drug companies to limit the distribution of certain 340B drugs to hospitals and health systems, Reps. Diana DeGette, D-Colo., and David McKinley, R-W.Va., along with Reps. Peter Welch, D-Vt., Greg Gianforte, R-Mont., Dusty Johnson, R-S.D., and…
Jul 22, 2020
As Congress considers additional (and possibly its last for a while) COVID-19 relief actions, we need to mount a full court press to ensure that hospitals and health systems — and their front-line caregivers — receive additional federal support as we navigate the greatest public health and…
Jul 2, 2020
The AHA has developed comments it will submit to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) regarding the agency's proposal to collect negotiated rate information on the Medicare cost report
Jul 1, 2020
As Congress considers additional COVID-19 relief actions, we need to make sure hospital and health systems' priorities are at the top of its list.
May 19, 2020
Congressional leaders continue to work on proposals for the next COVID-19 relief package.
May 6, 2020
Leaders from the Senate, House and Administration are working on proposals for the next COVID-19 relief package. While timing for the next package is still uncertain, previous COVID-19 relief legislation have come together quickly, so it is important to engage with your lawmakers immediately.