Press Releases

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


The AHA will continue to fight to protect the 340B program and the patients it benefits against unfounded attacks by big drug companies.
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.
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 bivalent booster dose when eligible.
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.
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 remanding this case back to the department to determine the appropriate remedy.
CHICAGO (December 21, 2022) – The American Hospital Association (AHA) today named Chris DeRienzo, M.D., senior vice president and chief physician executive.
This legislation will deliver critical support and resources so we can better care for our patients and create healthier communities.
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.
The AHA commends CMS for taking important steps to remove inappropriate barriers to patient care by streamlining the prior authorization process for some health insurance plans. Hospitals and health systems especially appreciate that CMS included Medicare Advantage plans in these requirements, as the AHA has urged.
The American Hospital Association (AHA) today released a new report on delays in hospitals’ ability to discharge patients to the most appropriate care setting and the negative consequences these delays are having on patients and the hospitals that care for them.