Testimony

AHA statement for the record to the Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health to provide the hospital perspective on how hospital mergers and acquisitions can expand and preserve access to quality care.
AHA Statement to Senate Subcommittee on Medicare Advantage Delays and Denials
AHA shares hospital field’s comments on legislative proposals that are to be considered before the Energy & Commerce Health Subcommittee on May 17.
AHA statement for the record as the Committee on Finance Subcommittee on Health Care examines obstacles and opportunities to improve health care access in rural communities.
Testimony of the American Hospital Association for the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Health and Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the
Hospitals and health systems are committed to empowering patients with all the information they need to live their healthiest lives. This includes ensuring they have access to accurate price information when seeking care.
The AHA and its members are committed to promoting affordability and value to advance the health of our patients. Given the hearing’s focus of reducing health care costs, we provide comments on a number of policies aimed at increasing access to quality care at reduced costs.
Tax-exempt hospitals have special obligations to their communities in exchange for that privilege. They report the amounts they spend on community benefits yearly and conduct a community needs assessment at least every three years. There is no doubt that these hospitals both meet and exceed any…
Chairman Guthrie, Ranking Member Eshoo, and members of the Subcommittee, I am Ashley Thompson, senior vice president of public policy analysis and development, at the American Hospital Association (AHA). On behalf of our nearly 5,000 member hospitals and health systems, along with our clinician…
The AHA appreciates the opportunity to provide the subcommittee with information for its hearing on Examining Existing Federal Programs to Build a Stronger Health Workforce and Improve Primary Care.