Making Healthcare More Affordable

Feb 2, 2023
The American Hospital Association has been working to educate policymakers and the public about the significant challenges facing our field. The AHA in 2023 will work with Congress, the Administration, the regulatory agencies, the courts and others to positively influence the public policy…
Dec 8, 2022
The 2023 AHA Environmental Scan details data and trends that have implications for the health care field for the coming year and beyond. The Scan will help your staff, leadership and board strategize and plan for the future.
Dec 5, 2022
The Archived 2022 AHA Environmental Scan details data and trends that have implications for the health care field for the coming year and beyond. The Scan will help your staff, leadership and board strategize and plan for the future.
Nov 17, 2022
AHA's Issue briefs frame the issue of affordability and can be used by hospitals and health systems to initiate conversations with stakeholders in their communities.
Sep 20, 2022
We are expecting a new report from the RAND Corporation titled, “Rising Hospital Prices Threaten Health Care Affordability,” to be released at a Sept. 21 virtual event.
Aug 24, 2022
Hospitals and health systems are where the most complex care is provided for ill and injured patients. Yet spending on inpatient and outpatient care has grown more slowly than spending on other health services. Hospitals and health systems have worked hard to provide the best value to patients and…
Jul 11, 2022
The AHA and eight other national organizations urge Congress to quickly extend the American Rescue Plan Act’s enhanced premium tax credits for health coverage purchased through the Health Insurance Marketplace, which are set to expire this year.
May 31, 2022
According to a report by Kaufman Hall, hospitals faced decreases in both patient volume and revenue in April.
May 25, 2022
AHA today commended the Internal Revenue Service for proposing to revise its methodology for assessing whether employer-sponsored coverage is affordable for family members.