Letters

Throughout the year, the AHA comments on a vast number of proposed and interim final rules put forth by the federal regulatory agencies. In addition, AHA communicates with federal legislators to convey the hospital field's position on potential legislative changes that would impact patients and patient care. Below are the most recent letters from the AHA to these bodies.

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The AHA is pleased to support the Child Suicide Prevention and Lethal Means Safety Act (S. 3779 / H.R. 7265).
AHA responds to the DOL Office of Foreign Labor Certification Employment and Training Administration's request for information related to Schedule A occupations that satisfy the permanent labor certification requirement.
AHA's comment on the proposed rule related to the operations of the Independent Dispute Resolution Process (IDR) established by the No Surprises Act.
AHA Letter to Representatives Larry Bucshon and Madeleine Dean expressing support for the Safety from Violence for Healthcare Employees (SAVE) Act (H.R. 2584),
AHA letter to Senators Joe Manchin and Marco Rubio voicing support for the Safety from Violence for Healthcare Employees (SAVE) Act (S. 2768),
AHA responds to CDC RFI on the potential use of ICD-11 for morbidity coding in the U.S.
AHA responds to CDC RFI on the potential use of ICD-11 for morbidity coding in the U.S.
AHA comments regarding the ongoing government funding discussion, AHA Urges Congress to eliminate Medicaid DSH cuts, reject Site-neutral payments.
The Honorable Chiquita Brooks-LaSure Administrator Centers for Medicare & Medicaid ServicesHubert H. Humphrey Building 
AHA comments on the CMS proposed rule for policy and technical changes to the Medicare Advantage program in contract year 2025.