Press Releases

May 1, 2020
Statement on additional regulatory waivers from CMS from AHA President and CEO Rick Pollack.
Apr 28, 2020
A coalition led by the American Hospital Association, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP), and comprising nearly 30 other organizations, sent a letter to Congress urging swift action to protect Americans’ health care coverage in its response to the COVID-19…
Apr 22, 2020
Statement on HHS announcement on distribution of additional funds from CARES Act from AHA President and CEO Rick Pollack.
Apr 21, 2020
AHA statement on the Paycheck Protection Program & Health Care Enhancement Act from President and CEO Rick Pollack.
Apr 20, 2020
Statement on CMS guidance on elective procedures from AHA President and CEO Rick Pollack.
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.