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…
May 5, 2022
On behalf of nearly 5,000 member hospitals, health systems and other health care organizations, clinical partners, and the 43,000 health care leaders who belong to our professional membership groups, the American Hospital Association (AHA) writes Senate leaders regarding funding for health care…
May 5, 2022
On behalf of nearly 5,000 member hospitals, health systems and other health care organizations, clinical partners, and the 43,000 health care leaders who belong to our professional membership groups, the American Hospital Association (AHA) writes House leaders regarding funding for health care…
May 3, 2022
We call on Congress to act now to make the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) expanded access to the ACA’s advanced premium tax credits (APTCs) permanent, ensuring millions of low- and middle-income families continue to have access to affordable coverage in 2023 and beyond.
Apr 29, 2022
Courage. Compassion. Workforce. Health equity. Heroes. Challenges. Innovation. Community partnerships. Leadership. Opportunities. These were some of the most common words we heard from attendees and speakers talking about our field at this week’s AHA Annual Membership Meeting in Washington, D.C.
Apr 26, 2022
Updates from the American Hospital Association Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C., April 24-26, 2022.
Apr 25, 2022
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Friday released a proposed rule that would implement provisions in the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 that revise the effective dates of coverage in traditional Medicare; authorize special enrollment periods for certain eligible…