The American Hospital Association has been working to educate policymakers and the public about the significant challenges facing our field. The AHA in 2024 will work with Congress, the Administration, the regulatory agencies, the courts and others to positively influence the public policy…
- Advocacy & Public Policy
- Novel Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2/COVID-19)
- Access & Health Coverage
- Access to Care in Vulnerable Communities
- Access to Behavioral Health
- Disparities/Equity of Care
- Reducing Healthcare Disparities
- Quality & Patient Safety
- Making Healthcare More Affordable
- Advancing Best Practices for Hospitals & Health Systems
The AHA shares comments on the topic of national health expenditures before the House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health .
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.
AHA's response to the questions posed by the House Budget Committee Health Care Task Force. We support your efforts to reduce health care spending, encourage innovation and ensure patients receive quality, affordable health care.
AHA comments on certain financial products patients may use to pay for medical care (medical payment products).
Chairman Guthrie, Ranking Member Eshoo, and members of the Subcommittee, I am Ashley Thompson, senior vice president of public policy analysis and development, at the American Hospital Association (AHA). On behalf of our nearly 5,000 member hospitals and health systems, along with our clinician…
AHA provides information for hearing on “Why Health Care is Unaffordable: The Fallout of Democrats’ Inflation on Patients and Small Businesses.”
Just as there are challenges to making health care more affordable, there are many opportunities to reduce costs without compromising care. Hospitals are pursuing these opportunities in variety of ways. Many are tackling the affordability issue already, seeking change that makes sense for them and…
Our shared focus with Congress and Administration is on providing relief from the pandemic, ensuring a smooth recovery, and rebuilding a better health care system for the future. The American Hospital Association continues to incorporate principles that promote improved affordability, value, and…
The 2024 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.