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.


May 4, 2023
AHA today voiced support for bipartisan legislation in the Senate 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.
May 4, 2023
AHA today voices support for the Bipartisan Solution to Cyclical Violence Act, legislation that would create a federal grant program for hospitals to initiate or expand violence prevention programs linked to trauma centers and examine their effect on re-incarceration and readmission rates.
May 4, 2023
The AHA is pleased to support the Resident Physician Shortage Reduction Act of 2023 (S. 1302).
May 1, 2023
AHA comments on the CMS' proposed rule regarding the treatment of Medicaid 1115 demonstration days.
Apr 26, 2023
AHA's comments on the CMS Disproportionate Share Hospital (DSH) Third-Party Payer proposed rule.
Apr 11, 2023
AHA is pleased to support the Preserving Rules Ordered for The Entities Covered Through (PROTECT) 340B Act of 2023.
Apr 10, 2023
The AHA voices support legislation, the Resident Physician Shortage Reduction Act of 2023 (H.R. 2389).
Apr 6, 2023
The Save Rural Hospitals Act would establish a national minimum rate of 0.85 for the AWI reimbursement rate, resulting in an infusion of new federal dollars to rural hospitals at this critical time.