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.


Jun 2, 2023
AHA comments on the fiscal year (FY) 2024 IRF prospective payment system (PPS) proposed rule.
May 24, 2023
AHA, 340B hospitals and stakeholders voice concerns with two pieces of legislation that were recently passed out of the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Health Subcommittee.
May 23, 2023
May 18, 2023
The AHA expresses its concern with the ongoing lack of clear and actionable guidance on environmental risk mitigation in facilities that provide psychiatric services.
May 17, 2023
AHA expresses serious concerns about the Federal Trade Commission’s unprecedented attempt to enforce the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act (HSR) against a Louisiana hospital’s acquisition of three hospitals in the New Orleans area.
May 9, 2023
AHA letter to Senate leadership regarding funding for health care programs for fiscal year 2024.
May 9, 2023
AHA letter to Representatives Robert Aderholt and Rosa DeLauro regarding funding for health care programs for fiscal year 2024.
May 4, 2023
AHA today voiced support for bipartisan legislation in the House that would authorize through fiscal year 2025 a federal program that provides grants to public graduate medical education programs for physicians, with a focus on states with the most severe primary care provider shortages.