AHA Infographics

AHA Infographics help illustrate key issues of importance to the field and tell the hospital story.


Enough is Enough Image

Enough is Enough

This infographic highlights the new hospital reductions since 2010 that total $252.6 billion.

The Value Initiative

The Value Initiative

This infographic highlights how hospitals and health systems are taking the lead in addressing affordability.


Rural Medicare Extenders image



Rural Medicare Extenders

Thisinfographic illustrates the importance of rural hospitals and the role they play in providing essential health care services to millions of Americans. The AHA is urging Congress to extend vital programs that help provide access to health in rural communities.



Chip image


Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)

This new infographic illustrates the importance of continued funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Failure to extend CHIP funding could result in coverage losses for millions of children and increased financial pressure for states that may lead to reductions in eligibility and benefits.



Coordinated Care Image


Coordinating Care

Hospitals joining together drive high-value, high-performing health care.


Macra Image


MACRA: Big changes are coming to how Medicare pays clinicians

The Medicare Access & CHIP Reauthorization Act replaced the flawed sustainable growth rate formula with predictable payment increases. Implementation will have a significant impact on physicians and other clinicians, as well as the hospitals and health systems with whom they partner. For more information and educational resources, visit www.aha.org/MACRA


Drug Pricing Image


Drug Pricing: A Dose of Facts

Drug pricing is rising dramatically. Unexpected, irregular, and sustained price increases undermine care.



Readmission image



Hospitals are Improving Patient Care but Readmission Penalties are Rising

This new infographic illustrates the impact of the Hospital Readmission Reduction Program (HRRP). While hospitals and health systems continue to improve patient care, readmissions penalties continue to rise.

Rural Image


Rural Hospitals: A Community’s Anchor

Rural hospitals provide essential health care services to nearly 51 million people. Because of their size, modest assets and financial reserves, and higher percentages of Medicare patients, small and rural hospitals disproportionately rely on government payments.


Mergers Image


Hospitals: Coordinating Care to Serve Patients

Hospitals are working together and with physicians and other community caregivers to provide patients with convenient, high quality and affordable care.

340B Image


The 340B Drug Pricing Program Basics

340b Drug Pricing Program helps hospitals keep patients and communities healthy. Congress must preserve the 340B program to protect access to care.




Related Resources

A soon-to-be-released study on hospital debt-collection practices is beginning to receive significant media attention, including an article posted this morning…
Special Bulletin
As urged by the AHA and other groups, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) today announced that it is extending the deadline by which hospitals…
Other Resources
Photo Credit: Luminis Health
Other Resources
Henry Ford Health System is making it its mission to help adolescents and children safely get vaccinated, in efforts to return to normalcy and protect…
Other Resources
Photo Credit: Effingham Health System
Advancing Health Podcast
Nancy Myers, AHA vice president of leadership and system innovation, talks with Mikelle Moore, senior vice president and chief community health officer at Salt…