Guides/Reports

Aug 30, 2022
TrendWatch Chartbook analyzes the latest in hospital and health system trends. It is produced by the AHA. Charts will be updated annually as new data become available. The last update was August 30, 2022.
Jul 14, 2020
Improving the health of their communities is at the heart of every hospital’s mission. For example, tax-exempt hospitals annually demonstrate accountability to the communities they serve by reporting to IRS on the benefits they provide to their community using the IRS Form 990 Schedule H and making…
Jan 8, 2020
America’s hospitals and health systems are at the center of their communities, both as providers of critical services and as large – and often the largest – employers. They train tomorrow’s health care providers and cultivate future leaders by building and expanding their dynamic workforces to…
Feb 6, 2018
EY was commissioned by the American Hospital Association to analyze the federal revenue forgone due to the tax exemption of non-profit hospitals as well as the community benefits they provide. This study presents estimates for 2016, the most recent year for which community benefit information is…
Dec 16, 2022
The prevalence of COVID-19 may be lessening, but its consequences are accelerating. From workforce shortages to increased costs of caring, inadequate reimbursements, and sicker patients, the pressures on hospitals and health systems are greater than ever.
Dec 8, 2022
The 2023 AHA Environmental Scan details data and trends that have implications for the health care field for the coming year and beyond. The Scan will help your staff, leadership and board strategize and plan for the future.
Dec 5, 2022
The Archived 2022 AHA Environmental Scan details data and trends that have implications for the health care field for the coming year and beyond. The Scan will help your staff, leadership and board strategize and plan for the future.
Nov 14, 2022
Background In 1992, Congress created the 340B Drug Pricing Program to allow providers that treat high numbers of uninsured and low-income patients the ability to purchase certain outpatient drugs at discounted prices and use those savings to “stretch scarce federal resources as far as possible…