Press Releases

Mar 24, 2023
We must not attempt to solve our nation’s budget problems on the backs of health care providers and patients. After years of a once-in-a-lifetime global pandemic where hospitals and health systems treated more than 6 million COVID-19 patients while simultaneously dealing with near historic…
Mar 20, 2023
Hospital and pharmacist advocates for safety-net health care and affordable prescription drugs are united in their firm opposition to a misguided effort by the drug industry and some community health centers that would restrict access to the 340B drug pricing program.
Mar 9, 2023
The AHA will continue to fight to protect the 340B program and the patients it benefits against unfounded attacks by big drug companies.
Feb 23, 2023
The American Hospital Association (AHA) has elected Joseph R. Impicciche, chief executive officer of Ascension, to fill a vacancy on its Board of Trustees for a term effective immediately and ending Dec. 31, 2024.
Feb 9, 2023
Together, the American Hospital Association (AHA), American Medical Association (AMA), and American Nurses Association (ANA) released a public service announcement (PSA) featuring their leaders urging the public to make sure they are up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccines, including the updated…
Feb 1, 2023
The American Hospital Association (AHA) announced Bolivar General Hospital and CEO Ruby Kirby, R.N., in Bolivar, Tenn., as the 2022 recipient of the Rural Hospital Leadership Team Award.
Jan 10, 2023
For more than five years, the Department of Health and Human Services has unlawfully withheld vital funding from 340B hospitals that helps them provide a range of important benefits to their patients and communities. We are disappointed that the district court elected to extend this delay by…
Dec 21, 2022
CHICAGO (December 21, 2022) – The American Hospital Association (AHA) today named Chris DeRienzo, M.D., senior vice president and chief physician executive. In his new role, DeRienzo will develop strategies and resources that improve health outcomes in support of the mission of the nation’s…
Dec 20, 2022
This legislation will deliver critical support and resources so we can better care for our patients and create healthier communities.
Dec 15, 2022
The AHA commends CMS for taking important steps to increase oversight of Medicare Advantage plans to help ensure enrollees have equal access to medically necessary health care services that should be covered.