Jul 28, 2023
A series of recent developments in Congress are adding significant urgency to AHA’s fight against site-neutral payment and other policies that would irreparably damage hospitals’ abilities to care for their communities, including a move to use rate setting that would offer commercial insurers a…
Jul 28, 2023
Legislators need to be aware of the work that hospitals and health systems do now more than ever because the House and Senate are considering so-called site-neutral legislation that would further reduce Medicare funding for patient services provided by hospitals.
Jul 26, 2023
The House Ways and Means Committee July 26 voted 25-16 to pass the Health Care Price Transparency Act (H.R. 4822), legislation that would impose additional site-neutral payment cuts and regulatory burdens on off-campus hospital outpatient departments, impose additional Medicare sequester cuts on…
Jul 20, 2023
Both the Senate Health, Education, Labor & Pensions Committee and House Ways and Means Committee are expected to discuss and mark-up proposed bills with site-neutral payment and other policies expected to significantly impact hospitals if enacted.
Jul 19, 2023
Senate Health, Education, Labor & Pensions Committee Chairman Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., July 19 introduced legislation that would use site-neutral payments to fund community health centers and health care workforce initiatives.
Jul 18, 2023
During the July 17 Leadership Summit afternoon plenary session, RealClearPolitics Associate Editor and Columnist A.B. Stoddard moderated a panel with AHA leaders, including Stacey Hughes, executive vice president of government relations and public policy; Ashley Thompson, senior vice president of…
Jul 11, 2023
Congress returns to Washington this week with a full legislative agenda before its scheduled August recess.
Jul 5, 2023
An op-ed by AHA President and CEO Rick Pollack that ran in The Hill the week of July 3 outlines five reasons why site-neutral payment proposals are flawed and should be rejected.
Jun 26, 2023
This report provides key evidence as to why site-neutral payment policies are misguided, highlighting the substantial negative impact these policies and new legislative proposals would have on access to the care that the nation’s hospitals and health systems provide.