Novel Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2/COVID-19)

Dec 3, 2020
John Riggi, AHA senior advisor for cybersecurity and risk, testimony before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee on defending communities from cyber threats during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Dec 3, 2020
Please join AHA Board Chair Melinda Estes, M.D., for the ninth in a series of Leadership Rounds — short conversations on a range of key issues Dr. Estes will have with hospital and health system leaders from across the country. Dr. Estes is joined by Sarah Krevans, President and Chief Executive…
Dec 2, 2020
The AHA launched a new periodic report to convey to congressional staff hospitals’ and health systems’ desperate need for a new COVID-19 relief package.
Dec 2, 2020
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced shorter quarantine options based on local circumstances and resources, for people exposed to the COVID-19 virus.
Dec 2, 2020
Reps. Bradley Schneider, D-Ill., and David McKinley, R-W.Va., introduced the Medicare Sequester COVID Moratorium Act, AHA-supported legislation that would extend the moratorium on the Medicare sequester cuts through the COVID-19 pandemic.
Dec 2, 2020
An independent advisory group for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended health care personnel and long-term care facility residents receive vaccinations against COVID-19 in the program’s initial phase.
Dec 2, 2020
The Department of Health and Human Services should provide greater flexibility around health care staffing, provider resource allocation and accessibility to care, the AHA said in a letter to the agency.
Dec 2, 2020
The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee held a hearing on defending communities from cyber threats during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Dec 2, 2020
The AHA asks the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to take additional steps to increase flexibilities for providers responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Dec 2, 2020
A new analysis prepared by the American Hospital Association (AHA) highlights commercial health insurance practices that contribute to burnout in the clinical workforce and make it more difficult for some Americans to access the care they need.