AHA

Feb 13, 2018
The AHA yesterday recommended that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services provide a complete package of information on its new Bundled Payments for Care Improvement Advanced Model by March 1, and delay the program’s application deadline from March 12 to April 16. “Our members support the…
Jan 12, 2018
This Monday we celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Dr. King challenged America to live up to its ideals and provide equal opportunity for all, regardless of race. Fifty years after his death, his words and his work continue to make an undeniable impact. But challenges remain. Most troubling to us…
Feb 14, 2018
AHA will host a free webinar March 6 on successful hospital practices for promoting healthy behaviors. Speakers from Tanner Health System in Carrollton, GA, and Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center in Windsor, VT, will share practices from an upcoming AHA guide, “Health Behaviors and the…
Feb 13, 2018
The AHA is accepting nominations through March 16 for outstanding clinicians to serve on five at-large seats on its Committee on Clinical Leadership. The committee provides clinical input to the AHA advocacy and public policy process. Openings for clinicians to participate in AHA governance and…
Feb 13, 2018
The AHA, along with Baxter International Foundation and the Health Research & Educational Trust, is accepting applications through April 6 for the 2018 Foster G. McGaw Prize. The prize honors health care organizations that have demonstrated exceptional commitment to community service.…
Feb 12, 2018
At the AHA, we believe that tackling health disparities and promoting diversity in health care leadership is critical to ensuring the highest quality of care for everyone. That’s why we are proud to announce that all AHA hospital and health system members are now members of the newly renamed…
Feb 9, 2018
The AHA seeks hospital and health system trustees to serve on its Committee on Governance and Regional Policy Boards beginning in 2019. For more information and to apply through Feb. 22, click here.  
Feb 8, 2018
A recent Axios newsletter article on hospital audits conducted by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ Office of Inspector General “is misleading and only tells one side of the story by leaving out key information that readers deserve to know,” AHA General Counsel Melinda Hatton writes…
Feb 2, 2018
AHA Registered Hospitals
Any institution that can be classified as a hospital according to the requirements may be registered if it so desires. Membership in the American Hospital Association is not a prerequisite. The American Hospital Association may, at the sole discretion of the Executive Committee of the Board of…
Feb 2, 2018
The Federal Communications Commission should increase the funding cap for the Rural Health Care Program to at least account for inflation since the program began, and at the rate of inflation moving forward, AHA told the agency in comments submitted today. Commenting on potential changes to…