Health care coverage is eroding for many Americans as some health insurers are restricting access to services through administrative barriers and inappropriately withholding reimbursement from providers. The American Hospital Association released this white paper to examine a number of these tactics and the implications for patients and providers. This white paper is the result of interviews with and data collection from hundreds of hospitals and health systems around the country. Their experience demonstrates that policy interventions are needed to protect patient access to care and streamline requirements to reduce burden and cost in the health care system, and the paper includes a number of recommended policy solutions.
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AdventHealth is ramping up plans to get more people vaccinated as new variants emerge.
AHA urges hospital and health system leaders to contact their senators and representatives and urge them not to use unobligated COVID-19 Provider Relief Funds…
The AHA Board of Trustees today approved a policy statement that strongly urges the vaccination of all health care personnel. The AHA also supports hospitals…
AHA Releases New COVID-19 Vaccination PSAs and Resources for Hospitals and Health Systems to Adapt and Use Locally
The AHA released a series of public service announcements (PSA) and supporting materials that encourage people to seek the answers they need and ask the…