Letter/Comment

Feb 20, 2019
Surprise bills can cause patients stress and financial burden at a time of particular vulnerability: when they are in need of medical care. Patients are at risk of incurring such bills during emergencies, as well as when they schedule care at an in-network facility without knowing the network…
May 14, 2019
Reps. Eliot Engel, D-N.Y., and Pete Olson, R-Texas, are asking their colleagues to join them in urging House leadership to delay for at least two years the Medicaid disproportionate share hospital (DSH) cuts scheduled to take effect Oct. 1. 
May 8, 2019
AHA letter to Representative Kilmer expressing support of H.R. 2552, the “Protecting Local Access to Care for Everyone Act.” 
May 6, 2019
The AHA today expressed support for the Excellence in Mental Health and Addiction Treatment Expansion Act (H.R.1767/S. 824), bipartisan legislation that would renew and expand an innovative demonstration program that expands access to treatment of mental illnesses and substance use disorders…
May 6, 2019
The AHA supports the administration’s goal of expanding access to coverage and increasing competition between health plans, but does not believe that efforts to facilitate the sale of insurance across state lines “will achieve either of those goals in a meaningful way,” the association said today,…
May 2, 2019
AHA letter to Senator Richard J. Durbin expressing support of provisions of legislation, S. 916, the Mothers and Offspring Mortality and Morbidity Awareness (MOMMA’s) Act.
May 2, 2019
AHA letter to Representative Robin L. Kelly expressing support of provisions of legislation, H.R. 1897, the Mothers and Offspring Mortality and Morbidity Awareness (MOMMA’s) Act.
May 1, 2019
AHA comments on the Joint Commission’s recently proposed standards for perinatal safety.
May 1, 2019
AHA letter to Representative Brad Schneider expressing support for legislation, H.R. 2439, the Opioid Workforce Act of 2019,