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Hospital Groups Share Surprise Billing Framework with Congressional Leaders

The AHA – along with the Federation of American Hospitals, America's Essential Hospitals, the Association of American Medical Colleges, Catholic Health Association of the United States and Children's Hospital Association – Feb. 20 shared a letter with key legislators committing to protecting patients from “surprise bills” that result from unexpected gaps in coverage or medical emergencies. Read the letter.

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Nearly two-thirds of health care leaders believe that by 2023 their organization will have made facility improvements to enhance patient/staff safety.

7 in 10

Seven in 10 hospitals and health systems will increase collaboration with other providers and payers on population health over the next five years.

48%

48% of health care organizations will have standardized collection of social determinants of health data by 2023.

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Lead. Connect. Transform.

To further advance health in America, the American Hospital Association has launched the AHA Center for Health Innovation to guide hospitals and health systems in these transformative times. The Center will better equip AHA members to disrupt health care, proactively manage change, make more data-driven decisions, and improve patient care and health in the communities they serve. It will provide forward-looking market intelligence, novel partnerships within and outside of the health care field, unique leadership development opportunities, and enhanced capabilities to spread leading practices at-scale.

Center for Health Innovation logo

Lead. Connect. Transform.

To further advance health in America, the American Hospital Association has launched the AHA Center for Health Innovation to guide hospitals and health systems in these transformative times. The Center will better equip AHA members to disrupt health care, proactively manage change, make more data-driven decisions, and improve patient care and health in the communities they serve. It will provide forward-looking market intelligence, novel partnerships within and outside of the health care field, unique leadership development opportunities, and enhanced capabilities to spread leading practices at-scale.

Center for Health Innovation logo

Lead. Connect. Transform.

To further advance health in America, the American Hospital Association has launched the AHA Center for Health Innovation to guide hospitals and health systems in these transformative times. The Center will better equip AHA members to disrupt health care, proactively manage change, make more data-driven decisions, and improve patient care and health in the communities they serve. It will provide forward-looking market intelligence, novel partnerships within and outside of the health care field, unique leadership development opportunities, and enhanced capabilities to spread leading practices at-scale.