AHA

Dec 12, 2019
Health care is taking care of people and depends on people, writes Catherine Jacobson, president and CEO of Milwaukee-based Froedtert Health and chair of AHA’s Task Force on the Changing Workforce. Read more about the ideas, innovations and key takeaways from the group’s first meeting.
Dec 10, 2019
The House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee today held a hearing on proposals to achieve universal health care coverage.
Dec 9, 2019
Senate Finance Committee leaders Friday released changes to the Prescription Drug Pricing Reduction Act that would eliminate impending Medicaid cuts to disproportionate share hospitals for two years.
Dec 6, 2019
The AHA today responded to a House Ways and Means Committee request for comments on priority topics as its Rural and Underserved Communities Health Task Force works to identify bipartisan policy options to improve care delivery and health outcomes in these communities.
Dec 5, 2019
In response to a government filing in a court case on site-neutral payment, the AHA, Association of American Medical Colleges and several member hospitals again urged the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia to enforce its September ruling vacating a CMS rule reducing payments for…
Dec 4, 2019
The AHA joined by three other national organizations representing hospitals and health systems sued the federal government in federal district court, challenging last month's Centers for Medicare…
Dec 3, 2019
A recent Medicare Payment Advisory Committee discussion on consolidation within the health care field “presented a myopic view of the purported dangers of hospital mergers to the exclusion of their many benefits,” AHA said today in a letter to the commission.
Nov 27, 2019
Catherine Carruth, executive director at AHA’s American Society for Health Care Human Resources Administration, and Elisa Arespacochaga, vice president of AHA’s Physician Alliance, share six key takeaways from HR thought leaders.
Nov 21, 2019
A coalition of 14 health care organizations, including the AHA, today voiced support for the Accountable Care in Rural America Act, the companion to Senate legislation that would revise the benchmarking formula for the Medicare Shared Savings Program to ensure participating ACOs have an equal…
Nov 21, 2019
Next week marks the 20th anniversary of the landmark Institute of Medicine report “To Err Is Human: Building a Safer Health System.”