Advocacy

Jun 28, 2022
Highlights from AHA’s recent advocacy efforts on behalf of America’s hospitals.
Jun 7, 2022
The Safety from Violence for Healthcare Employees Act introduced June 7, 2022, by Representatives Dean (D-PA) and Bucshon (R-IN).
May 2, 2022
A survey published in Workplace Health and Safety revealed that nearly 45% of nurses encountered physical violence and more than two-thirds were victims of verbal abuse in early 2020. The AHA is urging the attorney general to support legislation that would create federal protections from…
Apr 1, 2022
Visit the Apple App Store or Google Play store and search for “American Hospital Association.” Locate and select the member app, titled My AHA Connect.
Mar 3, 2022
The Snapshot is the American Hospital Association’s look at America’s hospitals’ capacity to provide care during COVID-19. America’s hospitals and health systems continue to face historic challenges, including unprecedented financial pressures. It is vitally important that hospitals and health…
Jan 27, 2022
As part of the AHA Virtual Advocacy Day on February 1, 2022, we encourage members to customize social posts with information about the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on your hospital/health system, as well as specifically how additional COVID-19 relief would strengthen access to care in your…
Jan 25, 2022
An ongoing dialogue with your elected officials is the best way to ensure they understand how the decisions they make in Washington, D.C., will affect their constituents back home. No one better than you can explain the complexities of health care delivery and the impact on your community.
Dec 22, 2021
A new AHA ad that will run in The New York Times and The Washington Post highlights the urgent need for all individuals to get vaccinated, get a booster shot and follow public health guidelines as COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations increase rapidly across the country.
Sep 30, 2021
Our shared focus with Congress and Administration is on providing relief from the pandemic, ensuring a smooth recovery, and rebuilding a better health care system for the future. The American Hospital Association continues to incorporate principles that promote improved affordability, value, and…
Mar 1, 2021
The 2021 U.S. House and Senate Calendar, which shows when both chambers are in session, when only the Senate is in session, when only the House is in session, when only House committee work is in session, and when only House committee work and the Senate are in session.