Fact Sheets

Feb 8, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in historic challenges for hospitals and health systems and the communities they serve. The surging number of cases and hospitalization rates have directly impacted the U.S. health care system and its ability to continue to provide access to care.
Nov 18, 2020
This snapshot provides an overview of three treatments including Veklury (remdesivir), Eli Lilly’s bamlanivimab, and Regeneron’s antibody cocktail.
Nov 9, 2020
Hospitals and health systems are deeply concerned about the effect of unanticipated medical bills on our patients, which could impact their out- of-pocket costs. Protecting patients from surprise medical bills is a top priority for the AHA and all of our members. However, we oppose legislative…
Nov 9, 2020
The Biden Administration recently released a series of Executive Orders (EOs) related to the COVID-19 pandemic. One EO includes provisions for the Department of Labor and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to consider whether an Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS), including…
Nov 9, 2020
As the COVID-19 pandemic has persisted and again surged across the country, infecting more than 10 million people and resulting in over a quarter million deaths, America’s hospitals and health systems continue to face historic challenges. Since the start of the pandemic, hospitals and health…
Nov 9, 2020
As the COVID-19 pandemic has persisted and again surged across the country, infecting more than 10 million people and resulting in nearly a quarter million deaths, America’s hospitals and health systems continue to face historic challenges. Since the start of the pandemic, hospitals and health…
Oct 6, 2020
The Issue: Section 340B of the Public Health Service Act requires pharmaceutical manufacturers participating in Medicaid to sell outpatient drugs at discounted prices to health care organizations that care for patients in vulnerable communities, which include low-income patients. These…
Sep 23, 2020
The mission of each and every hospital in America is to serve the health care needs of the people in its community 24 hours a day, seven days a week. But, hospitals’ work is made more difficult by our fragmented health care system — a system that leaves millions of people unable to afford the…
Jul 30, 2020
Telehealth connects patients to vital health care services through videoconferencing, remote monitoring, electronic consults and wireless communications.