Hospital Field Realignment

Nov 30, 2020
For decades, the AHA's Ameriplan Report served as a blueprint for a number of proposals on national health insurance and health care reform.
Nov 24, 2020
Leaders need to think strategically about the pandemic’s impact on health care in the near and long term and plan for a future defined by resilience and innovation while maintaining an unwavering commitment to high-quality care. Futurescan 2021-2016: Health Care Trends and Implications offers key…
Jul 8, 2020
Anticipating questions from nonprofit hospitals and health systems about the considerations involved in restructuring, including bankruptcy, as a result of the ongoing devastating financial impact of COVID-19,
Dec 3, 2019
The American Hospital Association's comments on the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission’s (MedPAC) discussions on consolidation within the health care field as well as graduate medical education. As the Commission continues its deliberations, the AHA shares observations related to…
Jun 5, 2019
AHA’s comments in response to the Federal Trade Commission's request for comments in connection with the Commission's Certificate of Public Advantage Assessment Project and the June 18, 2019 workshop on the impact of COPAs.
Mar 19, 2019
Hospitals and health systems are transforming to create coordinated systems of care for patients. They are redesigning how they deliver care to meet patients’ needs and provide patients and communities more convenient, cost-effective and innovative services.
Mar 7, 2019
The shift to a health care system that rewards value over volume is fundamentally transforming the patient care landscape. It has prompted hospitals and health systems to rethink and redesign how they deliver care to the communities they serve, identifying ways to maximize their resources and…
Mar 7, 2019
AHA Statement Before the House Committee on the Judiciary’s Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law Exploring the Effects of Consolidation and Anticompetitive Conduct in Health Care Markets
Feb 14, 2019
In this brief discussion we discuss various factors (besides differences in bargaining leverage) that are more likely explanations of the observed differences in price increases. These include differential cost increases and problems in how the authors calculated price increases for hospitals and…