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 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.
Jun 7, 2021
AHA's comments on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ fiscal year (FY) 2022 proposed rule on the IRF prospective payment system (PPS).
Jun 7, 2021
AHA's comments on the CMS’ fiscal year 2022 proposed rule on the SNF prospective payment system.
Jun 4, 2021
The American Hospital Association looks forward to working with CMS on implementing the good faith estimates and advanced explanation of benefits (EOB) required by the No Surprises Act.
Jun 4, 2021
The American Hospital Association voices support of the Improving Seniors’ Timely Access to Care Act of 2021 (H.R. 3173).
Jun 3, 2021
AHA and the National Independent Laboratory Association flagged for the National Association of Insurance Commissioners deeply concerning actions by UnitedHealthcare to implement a “misleading” new benefit plan design that will limit access to needed laboratory services.
Jun 2, 2021
In a letter to the Uniform Law Commission, the AHA expresses concerns with the draft uniform law provisions on non-compete agreements for health care providers.
Jun 2, 2021
The American Hospital Association looks forward to working with CMS on implementing the good faith estimates and advanced explanation of benefits (EOB) required by the No Surprises Act.
May 26, 2021
In a letter to Representatives Bradley Schneider,  David McKinley and Annie Kuster, the AHA expresses support for bipartisan legislation, the Substance Use Disorder Workforce Act,.
May 26, 2021
In a letter to Senators Margaret Wood Hassan and Susan Collins, the AHA expresses support for bipartisan legislation, the Opioid Workforce Act of 2021 (S. 1438).