COVID-19: Coverage and Reimbursement

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 24, 2021
The American Hospital Association (AHA) announced that it has received two grant awards totaling $6 million from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to advance public health and infectious disease prevention initiatives.  
Feb 9, 2021
The House and Senate Feb. 5 passed a concurrent budget resolution giving Congress the option to use reconciliation – a fast-track procedure to pass the president’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package with a simple majority in the Senate. Priorities include more funding for vaccines and Provider…
Feb 8, 2021
Congress is discussing another COVID-19 relief package, one that would use its reconciliation process to approve legislation that could spur the nation’s health and economic recoveries from the ongoing pandemic. The following resources will aid AHA members’ efforts to advocate on behalf of…
Feb 8, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in historic challenges for hospitals and health systems and the communities they serve. The surging number of cases and hospitalization rates have directly impacted the U.S. health care system and its ability to continue to provide access to care.
Feb 5, 2021
President Biden and congressional Democrats are moving forward with the president’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief proposal.
Feb 2, 2021
President Biden announced details on several initiatives designed to combat COVID-19. The administration is expanding the supply of vaccines, upping the number of weekly allocated doses to 10.5 million.
Jan 28, 2021
President Biden today signed an executive order (EO) aimed at increasing enrollment in comprehensive health care coverage. The order specifically focuses on improving the quality of coverage and removing barriers to enrollment in Medicaid and the Health Insurance Marketplaces.
Jan 15, 2021
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) today announced that it is delaying the reporting deadline for the Provider Relief Fund (PRF) program.