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Jan 30, 2020
AHA comments on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ proposed regulation related to Medicaid program financing and supplemental payments.
May 12, 2020
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services yesterday issued its proposed rule for the inpatient and long-term care hospital prospective payment systems for fiscal year 2021. This special bulletin reviews highlights of the rule’s proposed LTCH provisions; inpatient PPS provisions are covered in a…
May 6, 2020
Leaders from the Senate, House and Administration are working on proposals for the next COVID-19 relief package. While timing for the next package is still uncertain, previous COVID-19 relief legislation have come together quickly, so it is important to engage with your lawmakers immediately.
Feb 14, 2020
The AHA supports protecting patients from surprise medical bills and improving patient access to meaningful pricing information. The following resources provide more information on the AHA’s position, including in response to regulatory and legislative proposals.
Feb 4, 2020
The CMS Jan. 31 issued a proposed rule that would implement the standards governing health insurance issuers and the Health Insurance Marketplaces (or “exchanges”) for 2021.
Jan 30, 2020
The American Hospital Association’s 2020 public policy advocacy agenda seeks to continue to positively influence the public policy environment for patients, communities and the health care field. We will work hand in hand with our members; the state, regional and metropolitan hospital associations…
Jan 28, 2020
For more than 25 years, the 340B Drug Pricing Program has provided financial help to hospitals serving vulnerable communities to manage rising prescription drug costs. The program allows 340B hospitals to stretch limited federal resources to reduce the price of outpatient pharmaceuticals for…
Jan 27, 2020
The AHA supports policies and legislation that enable rural hospitals to care for their communities. The Rural Advocacy Agenda outlines some key areas of focus for our 2020 advocacy agenda.