Press Releases

View all of the American Hospital Association (AHA) press releases for the media on health care issues impacting hospitals and health systems.

America’s hospitals and health systems are dedicated to protecting their patients and workforce against cyber attacks that can disrupt patient care and erode privacy by the loss of personal health care data.
The American Hospital Association (AHA) today announced the team from Queen’s North Hawaiʻi Community Hospital, a 35-bed rural acute care hospital located in Waimea (Kamuela) on Hawai‘i Island, as the 2023 recipient of the Rural Hospital Leadership Team Award.
While the AHA appreciates inclusion of a two-year delay on DSH cuts, we have been very clear regarding the harm that would be done to our nation’s hospitals if so-called site-neutral cuts to Medicare were adopted. We have strongly urged that those cuts be eliminated from this legislation.
The American Hospital Association (AHA) today announced that Melinda (Mindy) Hatton, AHA’s general counsel and secretary, will retire after a long and distinguished career in the association and legal world.
Today, the American Hospital Association, AHIP, the Alliance of Community Health Plans, the American Medical Association, and Kaiser Permanente announced the Common Health Coalition: Together for Public Health.
The AHA is concerned that CMS has again finalized an inadequate update to hospital payments. Today's increase for outpatient hospitals of only 3.1% comes in spite of persistent financial headwinds facing the field.
Following years of litigation and a unanimous Supreme Court win, the AHA is very pleased that 340B hospitals finally will be reimbursed in full for what HHS unlawfully withheld from them for five years.
The American Hospital Association (AHA), joined by the Texas Hospital Association, Texas Health Resources, and United Regional Health Care System, today sued the federal government to bar enforcement of an unlawful, harmful, and counterproductive rule that has upended hospitals’ and health systems…
The nation’s hospital systems overwhelmingly meet patient expectations when it comes to receiving care reveals a new national poll from Morning Consult and released by the American Hospital Association (AHA).