Letter

Jun 22, 2018
June 21, 2018 - RE: Bundled Payments for Care Improvement Advanced
On behalf of our nearly 5,000 member hospitals, health systems and other health care organizations, and our clinician partners – including more than 270,000 affiliated physicians, 2 million nurses and other caregivers – and the 43,000 health care leaders who belong to our professional membership…
Jun 22, 2018
The information below supplements the March 29, 2018 memorandum AHA’s outside counsel prepared regarding 340B claims submission during the legal challenge to the 2018 outpatient prospective payment system rule reducing reimbursements for 340B claims beginning Jan. 1, 2018. The most prudent course…
Jun 22, 2018
Dear Noridian Healthcare Solutions: Since January 1, 2018, our hospital has been receiving payments for 340B drugs that reflect the new reimbursement rate of Average Sales Price (ASP) minus 22.5%, as provided by the 2018 Medicare outpatient prospective payment system (OPPS) final rule.  See…
Jun 22, 2018
Dear National Government Services: Since January 1, 2018, our hospital has been receiving payments for 340B drugs that reflect the new reimbursement rate of Average Sales Price (ASP) minus 22.5%, as provided by the 2018 Medicare outpatient prospective payment system (OPPS) final rule.  See 82…
Jun 20, 2018
AHA letter to the House expressing support of H.R. 6082, the Overdose Prevention and Patient Safety (OPPS) Act, which would align 42 CFR Part 2 with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) for the purposes of treatment, payment and health care operations.
Jun 12, 2018
June 12, 2018 On behalf of our nearly 5,000 member hospitals, health systems and other health care organizations, and our clinician partners – including more than 270,000 affiliated physicians, 2 million nurses and other caregivers – and the 43,000 health care leaders who belong to our…
Jun 12, 2018
June 12, 2018 Letter to the Senate Finance Committee leadership supporting the Helping to End Addiction and Lessen (HEAL) Substance Use Disorders Act of 2018. Read the full letter below.
Jun 7, 2018
June 7, 2018
The American Hospital Association and others support Senators Grassley and Feinstein of the Senate Judiciary Committee for their leadership and commitment to reducing out-of-control prescription drug prices and stopping anti-competitive abuses that keep drug prices high. Read the full letter below…
Jun 6, 2018
AHA letter to Energy and Commerce Committee Subcommittee on Health’s discussion draft, titled the “Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Reauthorization Act of 2018.”
Jun 1, 2018
RE: Supported Lifetimes Request for Information.
May 31, 2018 The American Hospital Association responds to the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s request for information (RFI) on how best to keep medical devices secure over their useful lifetimes and, specifically, "legacy technology challenges, opportunities, considerations and suggestions…