Initiatives/Campaigns

Feb 20, 2019
America’s hospitals and health systems are committed to protecting patients from “surprise bills” and support a federal legislative solution to do so. These types of bills may occur when a patient receives care from an out-of-network provider or when their health plan fails to pay for covered…
May 27, 2021
While your senators and representatives are in their home districts and states for the Memorial Day recess, please contact your lawmakers and urge them to prioritize hospitals and health systems in the infrastructure legislative package discussions.
May 26, 2021
It’s Community Health Improvement Week (Chi-week). Share your ideas, hopes and dreams for a nation where all people can enjoy healthy lives.
Mar 23, 2021
The Senate is expect to soon consider bipartisan legislation introduced last week by Sens. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., and Susan Collins, R-Maine, that would prevent the 2% across-the-board cut to all Medicare payments, known as sequestration, from taking effect during the COVID-19 public health…
Mar 16, 2021
To spur lawmakers’ action on this issue, AHA is asking its members to urge their elected officials to support bills in the House and Senate that would extend the moratorium beyond April 1. It is critical that we gain bipartisan support for this effort, as it will require at least 60 votes to pass…
Feb 22, 2021
Congress is back in Washington, D.C., and its top focus will be passing President Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief legislation. The next few weeks will be critical to ensuring that Congress includes important provisions in the legislation to support hospitals and health systems and their…
Feb 8, 2021
Congress is discussing another COVID-19 relief package, one that would use its reconciliation process to approve legislation that could spur the nation’s health and economic recoveries from the ongoing pandemic. The following resources will aid AHA members’ efforts to advocate on behalf of…
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#MyWhy Campaign

Dec 17, 2020
As a physician, nurse, respiratory therapist, environmental services or food services worker or other health care professional, your example is one of the strongest health resources we have. When you get your COVID-19 vaccine, please consider sharing your story to help others understand the…
Nov 30, 2020
Congress is back in Washington, D.C., and sprinting to the finish line to complete its end-of-the-year work during the “lame-duck” session. Funding for the federal government, as well as other key health care provisions, are set to expire Dec. 11.