Jan 15, 2021
A new infographic provides a quick overview on the number of health systems in the U.S. AHA has defined two types of health care systems, and both involve an ownership, lease, sponsorship or contract-management relationship with a central organization.
Dec 22, 2020
Hospitals are committed to providing patients meaningful information about their out-of-pocket costs. CMS’ hospital price transparency rule goes into effect on Jan. 1, 2021. The AHA continues to oppose the requirement to publicly list privately negotiated rates or amounts that a hospital has…
Dec 17, 2020
As consumers take on greater responsibility for the cost of their care, hospitals have a responsibility to communicate with consumers upfront, sharing meaningful information and demonstrating caring and trust.
Aug 26, 2020
Download this infographic to learn how the AHA is working to make sure hospitals and health systems on the front lines have the supplies and equipment they need.
Jul 24, 2020
The data in these infographics comes from American Hospital Association Fast Facts on U.S. Hospitals 2020. The data is from FY2018.
May 11, 2020
Hospitals and health systems need to find ways to attract, recruit, retain, reward and train workers who have the characteristics needed to be successful in the future world of health care work.
Mar 19, 2019
Hospitals and health systems are transforming to create coordinated systems of care for patients. They are redesigning how they deliver care to meet patients’ needs and provide patients and communities more convenient, cost-effective and innovative services.
Mar 13, 2019
The Protecting Access to Medicare Act (PAMA) requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to establish a program that promotes AUC for advanced diagnostic imaging. AUC are evidence-based criteria that assist professionals who order and furnish certain imaging services to make the…
Mar 13, 2019
The Protecting Access to Medicare Act (PAMA) requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to establish a program that promotes AUC for advanced diagnostic imaging.
Feb 27, 2019
The Enough Is Enough infographic highlights the timeline for post-acute care reforms under the IMPACT Act of 2014, and urges policymakers to prevent additional changes that would jeopardize care for post-acute patients, provide a stable environment to implement the complex regulations already in…