Press Releases

Below are the most recent press releases from the American Hospital Association.

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Oct 20, 2022
The American Hospital Association (AHA) announced today that the organization received $1.5 million in grant funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to support COVID-19 vaccine confidence efforts through September 2023. The AHA will work directly with the Children’s Hospital Association on pediatric vaccination as part of the year three grant.
Oct 3, 2022
The AHA is proud to contribute to the work of the National Academy of Medicine Action Collaborative on Clinician Well-Being and Resilience as we continue to develop resources to protect and optimize the well-being of current health care workers and future generations of clinicians. 
Sep 28, 2022
The AHA appreciates Judge Contreras’ ruling that the Department of Health and Human Services must immediately stop unlawful reimbursement cuts for 2022 for hospitals participating in the 340B drug pricing program. Halting these cuts will help 340B hospitals provide comprehensive health services to their patients and communities.
Sep 22, 2022
The American Hospital Association and American Medical Association will file an amicus brief in support of a lawsuit filed today by the Texas Medical Association challenging the federal government’s August final rule governing the No Surprises Act’s independent dispute resolution process, the groups announced today.
Sep 15, 2022
A new analysis prepared by Kaufman, Hall & Associates, LLC and released by the American Hospital Association shows that hospitals and health systems continue to face intense pressure on staff and resources while also dealing with rising expenses for supplies, drugs and equipment, as well as for the workforce.
Sep 14, 2022
Hospitals and health systems commend the U.S. House of Representatives for their passage of the Improving Seniors’ Timely Access to Care Act.
Sep 8, 2022
The American Hospital Association (AHA) has elected Marc L. Boom, M.D., President and Chief Executive Officer of Houston Methodist in Houston, Texas, as a new member of the Board of Trustees for a three-year term starting Jan. 1, 2023.
Sep 8, 2022
The American Hospital Association today released a new report highlighting the variety of causes that resulted in 136 rural hospital closures from 2010 to 2021, and a record 19 closures in 2020 alone.
Aug 2, 2022
The American Hospital Association (AHA) has elected six new members to its Board of Trustees for three-year terms beginning Jan. 1, 2023. The Board of Trustees is the highest policymaking body of the AHA and has ultimate authority for the governance and management of its directions and finances.
Aug 1, 2022
We are pleased that CMS will provide hospitals and health systems with increased inpatient payments next year, rather than a cut as proposed, allowing them to better provide care for their patients and communities