Today, approximately 90 percent of U.S. residents have health insurance with significant gains in health coverage occuring over the past five years. Health insurance facilitates access to care and is associated with lower death rates, better health outcomes, and improved productivity. Despite recent gains, more than 28 million individuals still lack coverage, putting their physical, mental, and financial health at risk.
AHA Model Comment Letter on DHS Proposed Rule on Impact of Public Benefit Receipt on Immigration Status
The Department of Homeland Security’s recent proposed rule could limit legal immigrants’ future immigration status based on their receipt of public
Tom Nickels Executive Vice President American Hospital Association
Newsletter from December 2018 highlighting AHA resources, advocacy updates, and more regarding behavioral health.
Special Bulletin on CMS’s Nov. 26 proposed rule aimed at lowering drug prices for beneficiaries enrolled in Medicare Advantage and Part D programs.
The AHA urges the Health Resources and Services Administration to meet the Jan. 1 effective date it has proposed for its final rule on drug ceiling prices and…
Special Bulletin: CMS proposed rule would make changes to Medicaid and CHIP managed care regulations
The CMS, Nov. 8 released a proposed rule that would make changes to the Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) managed care regulations and,…