Press Releases

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


Jul 20, 2021
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 American public to ask questions, follow the science and get vaccinated. The PSA stresses that COVID-19 vaccines are a safe and effective way to protect you, your family and your community from the virus.
Jul 19, 2021
AHA statement on 2022 OPPS proposed rule from Executive Vice President Stacey Hughes.
Jul 9, 2021
AHA statement on executive order on competition from AHA President and CEO Rick Pollack.
Jul 2, 2021
We are pleased that the U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear the compelling arguments in our case on payments cuts to the 340B drug pricing program that are adversely impacting care to patients.
Jun 23, 2021
Joint Statement Following CDC ACIP Meeting from Nation’s Leading Doctors, Nurses and Public Health Leaders on Benefits of Vaccination
Jun 17, 2021
Statement on Supreme Court decision on the Affordable Care Act from AHA President and CEO Rick Pollack.
Jun 11, 2021
AHA statement on the extension of the Provider Relief Fund from President and CEO Rick Pollack.
Jun 10, 2021
AHA statement on OSHA emergency temporary standard from Executive Vice President Stacey Hughes.
Jun 10, 2021
AHA statement on UnitedHealthcare announcement of delay in emergency coverage Policy from President and CEO Rick Pollack.
Jun 8, 2021
AHA statement on pop-up vaccination sites from Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Michelle Hood.
Jun 3, 2021
Radio news releases are running in select states to emphasize the need for vaccines. Listen to samples.
May 26, 2021
America’s hospitals and health systems share the goal of achieving universal health coverage for all Americans.
May 22, 2021
Today’s New York Times article tells a misleading story about COVID-19 funding for hospitals and health systems. It also falls short in acknowledging the lifeline integration was able to offer hospitals struggling to navigate the pandemic.
May 19, 2021
American Hospital Association recognizes Atrium Health with 2021 Carolyn Boone Lewis Equity of Care Award
May 17, 2021
AHA statement on HRSA ordering drug companies to restore 340B discounts on drugs dispensed at community pharmacies
May 10, 2021
In honor of National Hospital Week (May 9-15), the American Hospital Association (AHA) is collaborating with Musicians On Call (MOC), a nonprofit organization that delivers the healing power of music, to release an original song and video inspired by the words of health care workers honoring their work and sacrifices during the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 10, 2021
Statement on HHS prohibition of discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity from AHA President and CEO Rick Pollack.
Apr 29, 2021
AHA statement on star ratings update from Senior Vice President for Public Policy Analysis Development Ashley Thompson.
Apr 27, 2021
AHA Statement on FY 2022 Proposed IPPS Rule from Executive Vice President Tom Nickels.
Apr 23, 2021
The American Hospital Association (AHA) announced the presentation of its 2020 Award of Honor to March of Dimes for its commitment to advancing the health and well-being of mothers and babies.