Press Releases

Apr 17, 2020
As the COVID-19 surge wanes in different parts of the country, patients’ pent up demand to resume their elective surgeries will be immense. To ensure patients can have elective surgeries as soon as safely possible, a roadmap to guide readiness, prioritization and scheduling has been developed by…
Apr 13, 2020
AHA statement on additional emergency funding for hospitals & health systems from AHA President and CEO Rick Pollack.
Apr 10, 2020
AHA statement on initial emergency funding from CARES Act from AHA President and CEO Rick Pollack.
Apr 8, 2020
AHA released a statement from its President and CEO Rick Pollack on the proposal for additional emergency funding for hospitals and health systems.
Apr 7, 2020
The Creative Coalition, Association for Healthcare Philanthropy, and the American Hospital Association have united to launch the “Protect the Heroes” campaign, which allows the general public to make direct impact donations to America’s hospital and health systems.
Apr 6, 2020
AHA President and CEO Rick Pollack's statement on HHS's Office of the Inspector General report.
Apr 3, 2020
AHA President and CEO Rick Pollack provides a statement on the use of the CARES Act.
Apr 3, 2020
A statement from the AHA, AMA and ANA on the CDC’s Recommendations for the Public on Cloth Masks
Mar 31, 2020
AHA President and CEO Rick Pollack provides a statement on CMS's announcement of emergency declaration waivers for health providers.
Mar 27, 2020
The AHA, joined by five other organizations that represent or collaborate with individuals and institutions at the forefront of delivering health care in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, are concerned with the shortages of masks, face shields and other personal protective equipment (PPE),…