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

Mar 5, 2021
A recent report from RAND misses the mark on solutions to the cost of health care and draws its conclusions from the same recycled and incomplete studies.
Sep 24, 2021
AHA urged the Office of the United States Trade Representative to extend the current Section 301 tariff exemptions for certain medical devices to ensure hospitals and health systems have the supplies they need to continue to safely and effectively care for all patients. Without an extension, the…
Sep 24, 2021
The AHA urged the Health Resources and Services Administration to quickly distribute the $17 billion in Phase 4 provider relief funds and $8.5 billion in American Rescue Plan Act funds for rural providers, as well as reverse a new requirement that capital projects be fully completed before the…
Sep 24, 2021
The optimism of early summer that we were turning the corner on COVID-19 has been replaced with hard reality. The pandemic will be with us for the foreseeable future, affecting not only our nation’s health, but also hospitals’ and health systems’ ability to improve it. 
Sep 24, 2021
The FDA and CDC’s recent booster shot policy decisions are important steps toward ending COVID-19. The FDA and CDC’s review further confirms the safety and efficacy of the COVID-19 vaccines, and underscores why hospitals and health systems have worked so hard to vaccinate their staff and…
Sep 23, 2021
The AHA today released the latest edition of the COVID-19 Snapshot, underscoring the persisting challenges facing hospitals and health systems during the ongoing public health emergency. The COVID-19 Snapshot combines important data points with news articles and testimonials from the field to…
Sep 21, 2021
U.S. hospitals will lose an estimated $54 billion in net income this year, even after federal relief funds, as higher labor and other expenses and sicker patients impact their financial health during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, according to a report by Kaufman, Hall…