Litigation

Sep 28, 2022
This page contains materials related to AHA’s current and active policy-related litigation.
Sep 23, 2022
AHA urges the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia to deny the Department of Health and Human Services’ request to modify a court order requiring it to completely eliminate the remaining 19,802 Medicare appeals backlogged at the Administration Law Judge level. HHS now contends that it…
Aug 15, 2022
The AHA and Association of American Medical Colleges amicus brief in support of the federal government’s motion for preliminary injunction for an Idaho law, which is slated to go into effect Aug. 25. At issue is whether the state law can coexist with the federal Emergency Medical Treatment and…
May 20, 2022
AHA, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Association of American Medical Colleges in a friend-of-the-court brief asks the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts to dismiss a lawsuit alleging that Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center violated its fiduciary duties by selecting a…
May 17, 2022
The AHA and other hospital groups urged the courts to require drug companies to fulfill their legal obligations.
May 13, 2022
The AHA and other hospital and health care organizations urge the full U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit to rehear Wit v. United Behavioral Health.
Apr 4, 2022
The AHA and American Medical Association urge the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia to act as quickly as possible to hold unlawful and vacate all provisions they are challenging in the federal government’s interim final rule on surprise medical billing, which took effect in January.
Mar 30, 2022
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
Jan 13, 2022
The U.S. Supreme Court today allowed the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) vaccine mandate to go into effect nationwide, while blocking the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) vaccine requirements from taking effect.
Jan 3, 2022
The AHA joined the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and American Medical Association in urging the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals to overturn a district court decision that refused to allow a case involving the Public Readiness and Emergency Preparedness Act of 2005 to proceed in federal court and sent it…