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.

Latest

May 16, 2022
The AHA letter to GE regarding the current supply disruptions and shortages of Omnipaque as a result of the temporary closure of GE Healthcare’s (GE) manufacturing facility in Shanghai, China.
May 12, 2022
Nearly 30 organizations, including the AHA, urge congressional appropriators to increase funding for the Children’s Hospitals Graduate Medical Education program to $718.8 million in fiscal year 2023.
May 10, 2022
The AHA and other national health care organizations urge Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra to maintain the public health emergency until it’s clear that the global pandemic has receded and the capabilities authorized by the PHE are no longer necessary.
May 5, 2022
AHA letter to Representatives Eshoo and Fitzpatrick, the AHA expressing support their legislation, H.R.7236, Strengthen Kids’ Mental Health Now Act of 2022.
May 5, 2022
On behalf of nearly 5,000 member hospitals, health systems and other health care organizations, clinical partners, and the 43,000 health care leaders who belong to our professional membership groups, the American Hospital Association (AHA) writes Senate leaders regarding funding for health care programs for fiscal year (FY) 2023.
May 5, 2022
On behalf of nearly 5,000 member hospitals, health systems and other health care organizations, clinical partners, and the 43,000 health care leaders who belong to our professional membership groups, the American Hospital Association (AHA) writes House leaders regarding funding for health care programs for fiscal year (FY) 2023.
May 3, 2022
We call on Congress to act now to make the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) expanded access to the ACA’s advanced premium tax credits (APTCs) permanent, ensuring millions of low- and middle-income families continue to have access to affordable coverage in 2023 and beyond.
Apr 22, 2022
AHA comments to DHS On Public Charge Ground of Inadmissibility.
Apr 15, 2022
The American Hospital Association (AHA) appreciates the opportunity to provide comments in response to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) request for information (RFI) regarding access to coverage and care in the Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) programs.