Feb 4, 2021
The AHA requests that the Federal Trade Commission use its resources to tackle several issues that are adversely impacting hospitals as well as reconsider its recently announced retrospective study of mergers between physician groups and health care facilities.
Jan 29, 2021
Our country is ready, eager and hopeful this year for at least a partial return to the pre-COVID-19 world. Everyone has a role to play in getting there.
Jan 20, 2021
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Jan. 14 released a final rule that implements a subset of the standards governing health insurance issuers and the Health Insurance Marketplaces (or “exchanges”) for 2022.
Jan 15, 2021
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services released a final rule that implements some of the standards governing health insurance issuers and the Health Insurance Marketplaces (or “exchanges”) for 2022.
Jan 13, 2021
Nearly 8.3 million people selected a 2021 health plan through HealthCare.gov during open enrollment, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services said in an update.
Jan 4, 2021
AHA comments on CMS’ proposed rule on prior authorization.
Dec 18, 2020
December 18, 2020 The Honorable Nancy Pelosi Speaker U.S. House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515 The Honorable Mitch McConnell Majority Leader U.S. Senate Washington, DC 20510 The Honorable Kevin McCarthy Republican Leader U.S. House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515
Dec 11, 2020
AHA letter that outlines initial policy priorities for Biden Administration first 100 days.
Dec 3, 2020
The AHA recently joined a non-partisan coalition, Get Covered 2021, to promote tools to stop the spread of COVID-19 and expand health coverage to millions of uninsured Americans. Molly Smith, AHA vice president of coverage and state issues forum, explains how hospitals and health systems can get…
Dec 2, 2020
Commercial health plans are using prior authorization and payment delays and denials to make it more difficult for some Americans to access the care they need, creating an extensive approval process that wastes billions of dollars and contributes to clinician burnout, according to a report released…