Every day, AHA staff take to Capitol Hill to tell the hospital story, working to educate Congress on key issues and the field’s concerns. We also advocate with federal regulators, provide expert testimony, and highlight the impact proposed changes could have and suggest alternative solutions. Below are the most recent statements the AHA has submitted for the record for congressional hearings or agency panels.
AHA Statement on Key Design Components and Considerations for Establishing a Single-Payer Health Care SystemMay 22, 2019
AHA Statement before the House Committee on Budget on Key Design Components and Considerations for Establishing a Single-Payer Health Care System
May 21, 2019
AHA testimony before the House Committee on Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health on Hearing on Protecting Patients from Surprise Medical Bills
AHA Statement: Overcoming Racial Disparities and Social Determinants in the Maternal Mortality CrisisMay 16, 2019
AHA statement before the Committee on Ways and Means of the U.S. House of Representatives on : Overcoming Racial Disparities and Social Determinants in the Maternal Mortality Crisis.
AHA Statement Before the Senate Finance Committee on Medicare Physician Payment Reform After Two YearsMay 8, 2019
Apr 30, 2019
Statement of the American Hospital Association for the Committee on Rules of the U.S. House of Representatives
Apr 2, 2019
American Hospital Association Statement Before Committee on Education and Labor Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor and Pensions
Mar 7, 2019
AHA Statement Before the House Committee on the Judiciary’s Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law Exploring the Effects of Consolidation and Anticompetitive Conduct in Health Care Markets
Oct 3, 2018
Testimony for House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, October 11, 2017.
Oct 3, 2018
Testimony of Dr. Charles Daniels House Energy and Commerce Committee 340B Oversight Hearing, July 11, 2018.
Sep 25, 2018
The AHA appreciates the opportunity to provide input regarding action Congress can take to maintain access to quality, affordable health care in rural communities.