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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…
Aug 1, 2021
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services issued a final rule that increases Medicare inpatient prospective payment system rates by a net 2.5% in fiscal year 2022, compared to FY 2021, for hospitals that are meaningful users of electronic health records and submit quality measure data.
Jul 30, 2021
AHA joined 27 other organizations that serve the mental, emotional and behavioral health of children in urging Congress to strengthen the pediatric mental health delivery system and infrastructure.  
Jul 29, 2021
The Honorable Chiquita Brooks-LaSure Administrator Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 200 Independence Avenue, S.W., Room 445-G Washington, DC 20201 Dear Administrator Brooks-LaSure:
Jul 28, 2021
AHA sent a letter to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services in response to the proposed rules updating certain rules governing health insurance issuers and the Health Insurance Marketplaces.
Jul 26, 2021
The AHA told Senate leaders it strongly opposed “any attempt to take away previously-appropriated funding for hospitals and health systems, physicians, nurses and other health care providers providing heroic care during a global pandemic,” and said it would be short-sighted to rescind COVID-19…