Advocacy & Public Policy

Feb 27, 2021
The House of Representatives early this morning voted 219-212 to approve a modified version of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, legislation to provide reconciliation protection for a roughly $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package, which includes a number of provisions that affect hospitals and…
Feb 25, 2021
The AHA along with eight other health organizations urge Congress to provide additional funding for health care providers in the current reconciliation package.
Feb 25, 2021
During a Feb. 23 AHA Advocacy Day briefing, AHA provided hospital and health system leaders with the latest intelligence from Capitol Hill and the information they need to make the case to lawmakers for additional COVID-19 relief.
Feb 23, 2021
Hundreds of hospital and health system leaders today participated in an AHA advocacy virtual event to get the latest on Congress’ efforts to pass President Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package and urge lawmakers to include provisions to support hospitals and health systems.
Feb 23, 2021
Congress is back in Washington, D.C., and its top focus will be passing President Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief legislation.
Feb 22, 2021
Congress is back in Washington, D.C., and its top focus will be passing President Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief legislation. The next few weeks will be critical to ensuring that Congress includes important provisions in the legislation to support hospitals and health systems and their…
Feb 22, 2021
The AHA Tuesday, Feb. 23 from 12-1 p.m. ET will host an all-member advocacy virtual event in which AHA President and CEO Rick Pollack, Executive Vice President of Government Relations and Public Policy Tom Nickels, and Executive Vice President-designate Stacey Hughes will provide the latest insight…
Feb 19, 2021
The AHA today expressed support for the Temporary Reciprocity to Ensure Access to Treatment (TREAT) Act, which allows for the temporary reciprocity for treatment by medical professionals licensed in one state to patients in other states.
Feb 18, 2021
AHA letter to Senators Senator Patty Murray and Richard Burr expressing support for the nomination of California Attorney General Xavier Becerra to be the next Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services.