Press Releases

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

Latest

May 19, 2020
AdvaMed Joins AORN and AHA in issuing “Re-entry Guidance for Health Care Facilities and Medical Device Representatives."
May 12, 2020
AHA statement on FY 2021 proposed IPPS rule from Executive Vice President Tom Nickels.
May 5, 2020
A new report confirms the tremendous financial strain that hospitals and health systems on the front lines in the fight against COVID-19 are under.
May 1, 2020
Statement on HHS announcement on distribution of funds for hospitals with high COVID-19 admissions and in rural areas from AHA President and CEO Rick Pollack.
May 1, 2020
Statement on additional regulatory waivers from CMS from AHA President and CEO Rick Pollack.
Apr 28, 2020
A coalition led by the American Hospital Association, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP), and comprising nearly 30 other organizations, sent a letter to Congress urging swift action to protect Americans’ health care coverage in its response to the COVID-19 crisis.
Apr 22, 2020
Statement on HHS announcement on distribution of additional funds from CARES Act from AHA President and CEO Rick Pollack.
Apr 21, 2020
AHA statement on the Paycheck Protection Program & Health Care Enhancement Act from President and CEO Rick Pollack.
Apr 20, 2020
Statement on CMS guidance on elective procedures from AHA President and CEO Rick Pollack.
Apr 17, 2020
As the COVID-19 surge wanes in different parts of the country, patients’ pent up demand to resume their elective surgeries will be immense. To ensure patients can have elective surgeries as soon as safely possible, a roadmap to guide readiness, prioritization and scheduling has been developed by the American College of Surgeons (ACS), American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA), Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) and American Hospital Association (AHA).