Special Bulletin

Apr 9, 2020
The Federal Reserve today announced the terms of both expanded and new “Main Street” lending facilities that would provide loans to a variety of eligible borrowers, including borrowers that obtain loans through the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) administered by the Small Business Administration…
Apr 6, 2020
The AHA today urged the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to take a number of actions to support hospitals and health systems – and their front-line workers – as they care for patients and communities affected by COVID-19.…
Apr 3, 2020
The AHA engaged the law firm Jones Day to provide more in-depth information to hospitals and health systems on a number of the key issues they currently face as employers. Recently enacted federal legislation and its implementation by federal agencies in response to the COVID-19 virus has raised a…
Apr 3, 2020
The AHA today urged the Department of Treasury and Federal Reserve to implement a Mid-Sized Business Loan Program quickly and in a manner that ensures such access will be attainable for hospitals.
Apr 2, 2020
The AHA today urged leaders from the nation’s five largest private health insurance companies – Aetna, Anthem, Humana, Cigna and UnitedHealthCare – and organizations that represent insurers (America’s Health Insurance Plans and Blue Cross Blue Shield Association) to join hospitals and health…
Mar 31, 2020
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act authorized $2.2 trillion in new spending to help individuals and businesses weather the economic downturn caused by COVID-19, as well as to provide critical resources to the health care system.
Mar 30, 2020
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act authorized $2.2 trillion in new spending to help individuals and businesses weather the economic downturn caused by COVID-19, as well as to provide critical resources to the health care system.
Mar 27, 2020
The House today by voice vote passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act (H.R. 748). The legislation is the third large-scale congressional effort in response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The Senate passed the bill 96-0. President Trump is expected to…