Jan 30, 2020
AHA comments on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ proposed regulation related to Medicaid program financing and supplemental payments.
Aug 24, 2022
Hospitals and health systems are where the most complex care is provided for ill and injured patients. Yet spending on inpatient and outpatient care has grown more slowly than spending on other health services. Hospitals and health systems have worked hard to provide the best value to patients and…
Feb 7, 2022
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.
Sep 30, 2021
Our shared focus with Congress and Administration is on providing relief from the pandemic, ensuring a smooth recovery, and rebuilding a better health care system for the future. The American Hospital Association continues to incorporate principles that promote improved affordability, value, and…
Mar 15, 2021
Learn what the HHS 340B Drug Pricing Program is and what 340B hospitals are. The program allows 340B hospitals to stretch limited federal resources to reduce the price of outpatient pharmaceuticals for patients by providing 340B drug pricing discounts and expand health services to the patients and…
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…
Jul 17, 2020
Please join AHA President and CEO Rick Pollack and AHA Executive Vice President Tom Nickels July 20 at 2 p.m. ET for a special live presentation as part of an AHA Virtual Advocacy Day. They will give the latest updates on the next COVID-19 relief package and provide resources and ways you can…
Jul 16, 2020
On July 20, we encourage you to get online to contact your senators and ask them to include a number of important provisions in the next COVID-19 relief package to support front-line health care personnel and providers — including hospitals, health systems, physicians and nurses.
Jul 2, 2020
The AHA has developed comments it will submit to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) regarding the agency's proposal to collect negotiated rate information on the Medicare cost report