Special Bulletin

Feb 22, 2021
The AHA Tuesday, Feb. 23 from 12-1 p.m. ET will host an all-member advocacy virtual event in which AHA President and CEO Rick Pollack, Executive Vice President of Government Relations and Public Policy Tom Nickels, and Executive Vice President-designate Stacey Hughes will provide the latest insight…
Feb 16, 2021
The AHA today released its 2021 Rural Advocacy Agenda, highlighting the association’s top legislative and policy priorities for the year in support of hospitals and health systems in rural communities. The AHA already released a list of actions needed to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic so this…
Feb 16, 2021
The AHA Feb. 23 from 12-1 p.m. ET will host an all-member advocacy virtual event in which AHA President and CEO Rick Pollack, Executive Vice President of Government Relations and Public Policy Tom Nickels, and Executive Vice President-designate Stacey Hughes will provide the latest insight on COVID…
Feb 5, 2021
The House and Senate this week are working to pass a final version of the budget resolution for fiscal year 2021, giving Congress an additional legislative tool to pass COVID-19 relief legislation that enacts President Biden’s $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan.
Feb 4, 2021
The AHA today is launching PowerPlay, a new on-demand series that connects AHA members to major players in policy, politics and science in a new Administration and new Congress. Health care leaders have less time and more to do, and these exclusive virtual events were created to deliver timely…
Feb 1, 2021
The AHA is hosting opportunities for AHA member hospital and health system leaders to learn the latest information and ask questions about the COVID-19 pandemic. The next event is Friday, Feb. 5 from 12:30-1:30 p.m. ET. AHA Board Chair Rod Hochman, M.D., and AHA President and CEO Rick Pollack will…
Jan 28, 2021
President Biden today signed an executive order (EO) aimed at increasing enrollment in comprehensive health care coverage. The order specifically focuses on improving the quality of coverage and removing barriers to enrollment in Medicaid and the Health Insurance Marketplaces.
Jan 27, 2021
Starting today, hospitals can see the data that will be publicly reported on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Care Compare website in April.
Jan 21, 2021
President Biden today took a number of actions, including signing a series of executive orders (EOs), aimed at addressing the COVID-19 pandemic.
Jan 20, 2021
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) today released updated guidance putting in place certain limitations on the hospital survey process, including limiting onsite surveys to immediate jeopardy complaint allegations. The limitations will remain in effect for 30 days with the…