he American Hospital Association presented two federal hospital leaders with awards recognizing their outstanding service to the health care field. These awards recognize uniformed and non-uniformed federal health care leaders who have distinguished themselves through significant or innovative achievements and leadership that have contributed substantially to the mission of the federal health systems. The awardees will be honored during AHA’s Federal Roundtable.
Below are the most recent press releases from the American Hospital Association.
Apr 21, 2021
Apr 20, 2021
The leaders of six major organizations representing hospitals and pharmacists sent a letter to U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Xavier Becerra urging him to halt the actions of six drug companies that are denying 340B discounts on prescription drugs sold to hospitals treating a large percentage of low-income urban and rural Americans
Apr 14, 2021
Statement on House passage of Medicare sequester relief legislation from AHA President & CEO Rick Pollack.
Mar 30, 2021
AHA is looking for hospitals and community partners to advance health equity. Applications for the 2021 Hospital Community Collaborative Cohort are now open.
Mar 25, 2021
America’s hospitals and health systems thank the U.S. Senate for working in a bipartisan manner today to extend relief from pending Medicare cuts to doctors and hospitals that would have gone into effect in just a few days.
New Analysis Shows Continued Negative Impact of COVID-19 on Hospital & Health System Financial Health in 2021Mar 23, 2021
A new analysis prepared by Kaufman, Hall & Associates, LLC and released by the American Hospital Association (AHA) today highlights the ongoing consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic on the financial stability of hospitals and health systems, threatening their ability to continue to provide essential services to their patients and communities.
Mar 19, 2021
America’s hospitals and health systems thank the U.S. House of Representatives for passing legislation that extends relief from pending Medicare cuts to doctors and hospitals that are slated to resume at the beginning of next month.
Mar 6, 2021
America’s hospitals and health systems, and our heroic caregivers, have been on the front-lines leading the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic for over a year.
AHA Receives CDC Grants Totaling $6 Million to Support Vaccine Confidence, Infection Control ExpertiseFeb 24, 2021
The American Hospital Association (AHA) announced that it has received two grant awards totaling $6 million from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to advance public health and infectious disease prevention initiatives.
Feb 24, 2021
A new analysis prepared by Kaufman, Hall & Associates, LLC and released by the American Hospital Association (AHA) shows that the COVID-19 pandemic will continue to impact the financial health of hospitals and health systems through 2021, jeopardizing their ability to care for their communities during the pandemic.
Feb 22, 2021
Statement from the AHA, AMA and ANA urging continued vigilance to combat pandemic as U.S. surpasses 500,000 COVID-19 deaths
Feb 19, 2021
AHA Statement on the Nomination of Chiquita Brooks-Lasure as CMS Administrator from President and CEO Rick Pollack.
Feb 18, 2021
Hospitals are doing their part to contain costs, as evidenced by the 1.9% increase in price growth per year on average over the last decade, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Feb 11, 2021
AHA joined by others ask U.S. Supreme Court to hear cases on 340B, hospital outpatient payment cuts
Feb 10, 2021
Statement on Department of Justice Announcement on the Affordable Care Act from AHA President and CEO Rick Pollack
AHA, AMA & ANA Release Public Service Announcement Urging the American Public to Take COVID-19 VaccineFeb 4, 2021
Together, the American Hospital Association (AHA), American Medical Association (AMA), and American Nurses Association (ANA) released a public service announcement (PSA) today urging the American public to get the COVID-19 vaccination when it is their turn.
Feb 1, 2021
Statement on COVID-19 relief package from group of 10 Republican senators from AHA President and CEO Rick Pollack.
Jan 21, 2021
AHA statement from President and CEO Rick Pollack on President Biden’s Executive Orders.
Jan 19, 2021
The American Hospital Association (AHA) today announced Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC) in Bennington, Vt., as the 2020 recipient of the Rural Hospital Leadership Award. The award recognizes small or rural hospital leaders who guide their hospital and community through transformational change on the road to health care reform.
Jan 15, 2021
The American Hospital Association (AHA) has elected Russ Gronewold to fill a vacancy on its Board of Trustees, effective January 2021; he will also serve as chair of Regional Policy Board 6. The Board of Trustees is the highest policymaking body of the AHA and has ultimate authority for the governance and management of its direction and finances.