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.


(AHA) voices support for the Hospital Inpatient Services Modernization Act of 2024 (S.4350) to extend the acute care hospital-at-home (H@H) program for five years.
The AHA and FAH comments on the Transforming Episode Accountability Model (TEAM) proposals in the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) inpatient prospective payment system (PPS) proposed rule for fiscal year (FY) 2025.
AHA, others urge congress to increase funding for the Children's Hospitals Graduate Medical Education program.
AHA letter to the House leadership on funding for health care programs for fiscal year (FY) 2025.
AHA Senate letter regarding funding for health care programs for fiscal year (FY) 2025.
May 8, 2024Andrew P. WittyChief Executive OfficerUnitedHealth GroupP.O. Box 1459Minneapolis, MN 55440-1459Dear Mr. Witty:
The AHA voices support of the Affordable Connectivity Program Extension Act of 2024 (S. 3565).
The AHA responds to Representative Bera's request for information regarding the current state of artificial intelligence in the health care sector.
The undersigned organizations write to request that accountable care organizations (ACOs) are held harmless from anomalous Medicare spending outside their control, such as the aberrant billing for catheters experienced in 2023.