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 20, 2013
AHA's comment on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ hospital inpatient prospective payment system (PPS) proposed rule for fiscal year (FY) 2014.
May 13, 2013
AHA's comments on the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General’s (OIG) proposed rule that would extend the regulatory protections under the federal antikickback law for hospitals that want to provide assistance to physicians in adopting certain health information technology (IT).