Advocacy & Public Policy

Feb 2, 2021
PowerPlay is AHA’s on-demand series that connects you to major players in policy, politics and science in a new Administration and new Congress. You have less time and more to do, and these exclusive virtual events were created to deliver timely insights that only AHA can bring, on your schedule.
Nov 13, 2020
In two recent reports, the Health Care Cost Institute (HCCI) appears to use oversimplified analytic approach and draws overly broad conclusions about price variation and price growth variation. Their analysis does not address many of the key factors that can contribute to price variation and growth…
Feb 7, 2023
In an op-ed yesterday in The Hill, AHA President and CEO Rick Pollack explains why hospitals and health systems are working with government and other stakeholders this year to enact legislation and policies to ensure access to care and provide financial, regulatory and administrative relief;…
Feb 2, 2023
AHA today released its advocacy agenda for the coming year, which details the association’s key priorities for Congress, the Administration, regulatory agencies and courts to help hospitals and health systems.
Feb 2, 2023
The American Hospital Association has been working to educate policymakers and the public about the significant challenges facing our field. The AHA in 2023 will work with Congress, the Administration, the regulatory agencies, the courts and others to positively influence the public policy…
Feb 1, 2023
Hospitals and health systems are dealing with unprecedented challenges, including navigating the aftermath and aftershocks of COVID-19, historic workforce shortages, soaring costs of providing care, broken supply chains, severe underpayment by Medicare and Medicaid, and overwhelming regulatory…
Jan 24, 2023
An ongoing dialogue with your elected officials is the best way to ensure they understand how the decisions they make in Washington, D.C., will affect their constituents back home. No one better than you can explain the complexities of health care delivery and the impact on your community.
Jan 23, 2023
For the past 125 years, the AHA has been a tireless advocate for the health care field, patients, and communities.