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

Jul 27, 2018
AHA comments on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' agency information collection notice on the home health “Review Choice” demonstration.
Jul 20, 2018
AHA letter to the Senate expressing support for Robert Wilkie Department.of Veteran Affairs Nomination.
Jul 17, 2018
AHA expresses disappointment that the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality is shutting down the National Guidelines Clearinghouse.
Jul 17, 2018
AHA, health organizations letter to CMS regarding its decision to suspend billions of dollars in annual payments to insurers as required under the Affordable Care Act’s risk-adjustment program.
Jul 16, 2018
AHA comments on the 340B section of the Department of Health and Human Services’ Blueprint to Lower Drug Prices and Reduce Out-of-Pocket Costs.
Jul 16, 2018
AHA comments on the Department of Health and Human Services’ Blueprint to Lower Drug Prices and Reduce Out-of-Pocket Costs.
Jul 12, 2018
AHA commends MedPAC and HHS for voicing significant concerns about rising pharmaceutical costs. 
Jul 11, 2018
AHA provides comments on the consumer-directed health plan legislation being marked up in the Committee on Ways & Means.