May 24, 2023
AHA statement on legislative proposals that are to be considered before the Energy and Commerce Committee on May 24.
May 17, 2023
AHA shares hospital field’s comments on legislative proposals that are to be considered before the Energy & Commerce Health Subcommittee on May 17.
Urge Your Reps to Sign House ‘Dear Colleague’ Letter, Sponsor Bill to Stop Medicaid DSH Payment Cuts
May 8, 2023
Reps. Yvette Clarke, D-N.Y., Dan Crenshaw, R-T.X., Diana DeGette, D-Colo.., and Michael Burgess, R-T.X., are spearheading a “Dear Colleague” letter urging House leadership to take action to prevent the pending cuts to Medicaid Disproportionate Share Hospital (DSH) payments, which are scheduled to…
May 1, 2023
The Medicaid Disproportionate Share Hospital (DSH) program provides essential financial assistance to hospitals that care for our nation’s most vulnerable populations — children, impoverished, disabled and elderly. These hospitals also provide critical community services, such as trauma and burn…
Apr 26, 2023
Commenting April 25 on a proposed rule implementing statutory changes to how Medicaid calculates the hospital-specific limit for certain Disproportionate Share Hospitals, AHA said it remains concerned that the changes will lower the hospital-specific DSH limit at a time when hospitals can least…
AHA discusses legislative proposals on site-neutral, 340B and other issues at House subcommittee hearing
Apr 26, 2023
The AHA strongly opposes legislation that would lead to additional site-neutral payment cuts and threaten access to patient care, Ashley Thompson, AHA senior vice president of public policy analysis and development, told the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health today during a hearing …
Apr 20, 2023
AHA today voiced support for the Supporting Safety Net Hospitals Act (H.R. 2665), bipartisan legislation that would delay for two years cuts to Medicaid Disproportionate Share Hospitals scheduled to begin Oct. 1.
Apr 20, 2023
April 20, 2023 The Honorable Yvette D. Clarke Committee on Energy and Commerce U.S. House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515 The Honorable Dan Crenshaw Committee on Energy and Commerce U.S. House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515
Apr 19, 2023
The Medicaid Disproportionate Share Hospital (DSH) program provides essential financial assistance to hospitals that care for our nation’s most vulnerable populations — children, impoverished, disabled and elderly. Medicaid DSH payment reductions are scheduled to be implemented on Oct. 1, 2023 when…
Apr 17, 2023
Congress should enact policies to strengthen the health care workforce and reject harmful proposals that would cut Medicare or Medicaid payments to hospitals and reduce access to care and services for patients.