Feb 23, 2022
Steps hospitals and health systems can take amid cyberthreats stemming from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
Feb 15, 2022
The American Hospital Association in 2022 will continue to work with Congress and the Administration to focus on providing relief, ensuring a necessary recovery and rebuilding a better health care system for the future. We need to address ongoing challenges that have been further exacerbated during…
- Advocacy & Public Policy
- Novel Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2/COVID-19)
- Access & Health Coverage
- Access to Care in Vulnerable Communities
- Access to Behavioral Health
- Disparities/Equity of Care
- Reducing Healthcare Disparities
- Quality & Patient Safety
- Making Healthcare More Affordable
- Advancing Best Practices for Hospitals & Health Systems
Feb 7, 2022
The AHA supports policies and legislation that enable rural hospitals to care for their communities. The Rural Advocacy Agenda outlines some key areas of focus for our 2020 advocacy agenda.
Feb 1, 2022
AHA advisory warning of potential increase in cyber threats stemming from possible Russia/Ukraine conflict.
Jan 12, 2022
On Jan. 7, the U.S. Supreme Court held oral argument to consider the injunctions that blocked the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) rule requiring covered facilities to ensure that their staff are vaccinated against COVID-19 (subject to medical and religious exemptions).
Dec 3, 2021
The Department of Justice’s (DOJ’s) Antitrust Division and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) (together, the “Antitrust Agencies”) Dec. 6 and 7 will host a virtual public workshop addressing non-compete clauses in employment agreements and other forms of employee-restrictive covenants. This panel…
Nov 30, 2021
At A Glance Please note, on Dec. 11, President Biden signed legislation that delays by one year (until Jan. 1, 2023) the clinical laboratory reporting requirements discussed in this advisory. It also delays for one year payment cuts under the CLFS that would have otherwise been imposed starting…
Nov 22, 2021
We appreciate CMS’ issuance of a streamlined rule, which allows HH agencies and their hospital and other local partners to focus on their response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Nov 22, 2021
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Nov. 2 issued a final rule that updates physician fee schedule (PFS) payments for calendar year (CY) 2022.