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

Jun 28, 2021
The AHA comments on the LTCH provisions in the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’  fiscal year 2022 proposed rule for the inpatient and LTCH prospective payment systems.
Jun 28, 2021
AHA's comments on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ hospital inpatient prospective payment system (PPS) proposed rule for fiscal year (FY) 2022.
Jun 22, 2021
AHA expresses concern with the June 30, 2021 deadline for spending PRF funds received prior to June 30th, 2020.
Jun 21, 2021
the AHA and American Medical Association urge CMS to delay advanced imaging appropriate use timeline.
Jun 15, 2021
AHA, health organizations express support for the Accountable Care in Rural America Act.
Jun 15, 2021
Amy Bricker President Express Scripts PBM 1 Express Way Saint Louis, MO 63121 Dear Ms. Bricker:
Jun 10, 2021
As a national critical infrastructure designated by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the healthcare sector faces an urgent need to strengthen the cybersecurity of healthcare and public health data, medical technology and information technology systems.
Jun 10, 2021
As a national critical infrastructure designated by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the healthcare sector faces an urgent need to strengthen the cybersecurity of healthcare and public health data, medical technology and information technology systems.
Jun 8, 2021
America’s hospitals and health systems are deeply concerned by UnitedHealthcare’s (UHC) recent policy announcement to allow for the retroactive denial of coverage for emergency-level care in facilities. This policy would put patients’ health and wellbeing in jeopardy, and we urge you to reverse the policy immediately.
Jun 7, 2021
The American Hospital Association comments on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) inpatient psychiatric facility (IPF) prospective payment system (PPS) proposed rule for fiscal year (FY) 2022.