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

May 22, 2018
AHA letter to Senators Isakson and Tester expressing support for S. 2372, the VA Maintaining Internal Systems and Strengthening Integrated Outside Networks Act of 2018 (VA MISSION Act of 2018).
May 22, 2018
AHA comments to HRSA regarding proposed rule that would further delay the effective date for implementing final regulations regarding the 340B Drug Pricing Program ceiling price and drug manufacturers’ civil monetary penalties (CMPs) for violations of the ceiling price.
May 22, 2018
AHA to Sens. Nelson, Heller expressing support for S. 2843, the Opioid Workforce Treatment Act of 2018.
May 22, 2018
AHA letter to Representatives Crowley and Costello expressing support for  H.R. 5818, the Opioid Workforce Treatment Act of 2018.
May 16, 2018
AHA letter to the Senate expressing support for S. 2847, the Standard Merger and Acquisition Reviews Through Equal Rules Act of 2018, also known as the SMARTER Act. 
May 16, 2018
AHA letter to Representatives Greg Walden, and Frank Pallone expressing support for The Limited Repeal of the IMD Exclusion for Adult Medicaid Beneficiaries with Substance Use Disorder Act. 
May 10, 2018
The American Hospital Association supports H.R. 5645, the Standard Merger and Acquisition Reviews Through Equal Rules Act of 2018, also known as the SMARTER Act.
May 8, 2018
AHA comments on the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee’s discussion draft, titled the “Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness and Advancing Innovation Act of 2018.”
May 8, 2018
AHA letter to Representative Ron King expressing support for the Rural Emergency Medical Center Act of 2018 (H.R. 5678).