Press Releases

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

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Jan 20, 2022
The American Hospital Association (AHA) today announced a five-year partnership with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to strengthen and reimagine the emergency management system for the nation’s health care and public health preparedness, response and recovery efforts for disasters and other emergencies.
Jan 13, 2022
For two long years, the dedicated women and men of America’s hospitals and health systems have experienced firsthand the overwhelming impact of COVID-19. The pandemic has been frustrating, exhausting, and heartbreaking. The COVID-19 vaccines have been a ray of light because they greatly decrease the chances of contracting COVID-19, becoming severely sick, being hospitalized, or dying.
Dec 22, 2021
The American Hospital Association will run a new print ad in The Washington Post and The New York Times highlighting the urgent need for all eligible Americans to get vaccinated, get a booster shot and follow public health guidelines as COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations increase rapidly across the country. 
Dec 21, 2021
The AHA welcomes President Biden and his Administration joining us in sounding the alarm over the national workforce crisis facing America’s hospitals and health systems, along with the need to respond to the impact of the current surge and the urgent need to get everyone fully vaccinated and boosted.
Dec 17, 2021
For nearly two years, our nation’s physicians, nurses and other health care professionals have seen firsthand the tragic impact of COVID-19 on the patients and colleagues they have lost as well as those suffering from the virus’ long-term effects and the families and loved ones left behind. 
Dec 9, 2021
The AHA appreciates that the Senate, on a bipartisan basis, has joined the House in halting harmful and imminent Medicare cuts to hospitals and physicians.
Dec 9, 2021
The American Hospital Association (AHA) and American Medical Association (AMA), representing hospitals, health systems, and physicians, sued the federal government over the misguided implementation of the federal surprise billing law.
Dec 7, 2021
America’s hospitals and health systems are committed to providing the best possible care for all women, including pregnant women, new mothers and their babies, and to amplifying the voices of women of color who are disproportionately affected by maternal morbidity and mortality.
Dec 7, 2021
The AHA is pleased that the House has recognized that now is not the time to make cuts to hospitals and physicians under the Medicare program.
Dec 6, 2021
Senator Bob Dole was an American hero and a giant in the Senate. As a long-serving senator from Kansas and majority leader, he was a staunch advocate for those who experience physical, mental and cognitive challenges and championed the landmark Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.