It is unfortunate that RAND continues to make broad claims about pricing based on a cherry-picked and limited data set.
Below are the most recent press releases from the American Hospital Association.
Sep 14, 2020
AHA statement on CMS announcement on Medicaid Fiscal Accountability Rule from Executive Vice President Tom Nickels.
New analysis shows 340B tax-exempt hospitals provided more than $64 billion in total benefits to their communitiesSep 10, 2020
Improving the health of their communities is at the heart of every hospital’s mission. As one example, in a new analysis released, the American Hospital Association (AHA) found that 340B tax-exempt hospitals provided more than $64.3 billion in total benefits to their communities in 2017 alone, the most recent year for which comprehensive data is available.
Sep 2, 2020
Statement on the FY 2021 final IPPS rule from AHA Senior Vice President for Public Policy Analysis and Development Ashley Thompson.
Aug 26, 2020
AHA recognizes Cone Health with 2020 Carolyn Boone Lewis Equity of Care Award.
Aug 25, 2020
Statement over the CMS interim final rule on data collection and Medicare conditions of participation (CoPs) from AHA President and CEO Rick Pollack .
AHA expresses “profound concern” about drug companies’ actions to undermine 340B drug discount programAug 21, 2020
For more than 25 years, the 340B program has enabled hospitals that care for many low-income and uninsured patients to purchase certain outpatient drugs from drug companies at discounted prices
AHA statement on HHS announcement on distribution of additional relief funds for children’s hospitalsAug 14, 2020
Statement from AHA President and CEO Rick Pollack on HHS announcement on distribution of additional relief funds for children’s hospitals.
Four National Organizations Provide Guidance on Maintaining Essential Operations as COVID-19 Pandemic ContinuesAug 13, 2020
ACS, AHA, ASA, and AORN develop roadmap for safely managing surgical patients during a time of resurgence