Sep 11, 2023
AHA comments on certain financial products patients may use to pay for medical care (medical payment products).
Apr 26, 2023
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…
Mar 23, 2023
AHA provides information for hearing on “Why Health Care is Unaffordable: The Fallout of Democrats’ Inflation on Patients and Small Businesses.”
Feb 23, 2023
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…
Feb 14, 2023
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…
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…
- 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
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.