Mar 6, 2019
The House Energy & Commerce Health Subcommittee today held a hearing on strengthening the health care system and discussed legislation to lower consumer costs and expand access. The hearing focused on three bills:
Mar 5, 2019
Hospitals and health systems understand the importance of making health care more affordable for everyone, and they “have been tackling the issue head on, taking steps to redesign care and implement operational efficiencies,” AHA said.
Mar 5, 2019
Hospitals and health systems understand the importance of making health care more affordable for everyone and they “have been tackling the issue head on, taking steps to redesign care and implement operational efficiencies,” AHA told Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., in response to a letter seeking…
Feb 6, 2019
In his state of the union address last night, President Trump said lowering the cost of health care and prescription drugs and protecting patients with pre-existing conditions were some of his major priorities.
Jan 28, 2019
Health care affordability is a key issue for consumers, hospitals and health systems. While health care leaders have been tackling the issue head on – redesigning care and implementing operational efficiencies – solving this complex challenge will require us all to think differently and more…
Jan 27, 2019
In this inaugural Advancing Health podcast, you’ll hear AHA Chair Brian Gragnolati discuss affordability and value with Maryjane Wurth, AHA executive vice president, and Priya Bathija, vice president of The AHA Value Initiative.
Jan 18, 2019
Last week, I shared a few areas where we can advance health in America this year, even in a divided Congress. Number one on that list: reining in the skyrocketing costs of prescription drugs.
Jan 14, 2019
When our paths cross in the year ahead, I ask you to share what is on your mind, what keeps you up at night, and how we can work together to ensure that all individuals reach their highest potential for health.
Dec 21, 2018
The AHA and Federation of American Hospitals “strongly believe that any public policy solution to resolve surprise bills must protect patients by prohibiting balance billing and by limiting patients’ cost-sharing to an in-network amount,” the organizations Dec. 21 told members of Congress.
Dec 18, 2018
This presentation offers an overview of the 2019 Environmental Scan, outlining key themes and trends that the health care field is currently facing during this time of transformation. Understanding the current climate of health in America will help hospital and health system leaders to shape the…