AHA policy recommendations to House Ways and Means Committee leaders as they begin developing Medicare-related legislation to address the opioid crisis. The committee is seeking feedback on specific questions related to overprescribing, data tracking, beneficiary notification, provider education, and treatment options. AHA also has submitted recommendations to other committees of jurisdiction, as Congress plans to enact comprehensive legislation on opioids this spring.
AHA Comments on CMS' Medicare Shared Savings Program Proposed Rule Regarding Pathways to Success for ACOs
Behavioral health update newsletter for October 2018
The AHA is involved with Advocacy work on opioid legislation. These are resources to other advocacy and policy documents on opioids.
Ending the opioid epidemic requires a coordinated community response. Hospitals and health systems are actively partnering with organizations and people in…
The resources below are guidelines to help prevent against diversion in hospitals and communities.