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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 16, 2021
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.
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
Jul 1, 2020
As Congress considers additional COVID-19 relief actions, we need to make sure hospital and health systems' priorities are at the top of its list.
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.