Action Alert

Congress is back in Washington, D.C., for its “lame-duck” session, in which lawmakers will take up pressing, end-of-year business. Funding for the federal government, as well as other key health care provisions, are set to expire Dec. 11. It is imperative that we work to ensure that hospitals and…
The Medicaid Disproportionate Share Hospital (DSH) program provides financial assistance to hospitals serving a disproportionate number of low-income patients and thereby ensures that Medicaid and uninsured patients have access to health care services.
Please contact your representatives today and ask them to sign onto a bipartisan “Dear Colleague” letter to Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar expressing concern about recent efforts by Kalderos to transition the 340B Drug Pricing Program from one of up-front discounts to…
Please contact your representatives today and ask them to sign onto a bipartisan “Dear Colleague” letter to Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar expressing concern about recent efforts by Kalderos to transition the 340B Drug Pricing Program from one of up-front discounts to…
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.
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…
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…
New definition will have adverse effect on hospitals, especially those serving rural and vulnerable communities
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…
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…