Letter/Comment

Jan 30, 2020
AHA comments on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ proposed regulation related to Medicaid program financing and supplemental payments.
Feb 20, 2019
Surprise bills can cause patients stress and financial burden at a time of particular vulnerability: when they are in need of medical care. Patients are at risk of incurring such bills during emergencies, as well as when they schedule care at an in-network facility without knowing the network…
Oct 16, 2020
AHA follows up on our previous correspondence on the serious situation Eli Lilly, AstraZeneca and Sanofi are creating for the nation’s most vulnerable communities by refusing to comply with the requirements of the 340B program to sell to contract pharmacies at the discounts required by section 340B…
Oct 14, 2020
As organizations representing nearly 5,000 hospitals and health systems, more than 1 million physicians, and more than 4 million registered nurses, we call on the Trump Administration to rescind Executive Order 13950, Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping. Each of the actions outlined in EO 13950…
Oct 9, 2020
The AHA joined five other national medical groups in urging the Department of Homeland Security to exclude foreign national physicians in the J-1 visa program from a proposed change to the process for extending certain non-immigrant visa stays in the United States.
Oct 5, 2020
AHA comments on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ hospital outpatient prospective payment system and ambulatory surgical center payment system proposed rule for calendar year 2020.
Oct 5, 2020
AHA comments on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ physician fee schedule proposed rule for calendar year 2021.
Oct 5, 2020
AHA's comments on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ proposed rule regarding treatment of Medicare Advantage (MA)/Medicare Part C data in calculating a hospital’s disproportionate patient percentage (DPP) for fiscal years preceding fiscal year (FY) 2014.
Sep 29, 2020
AHA and other organizations representing the nation’s clinicians, hospitals, health systems and experts in health informatics and health information management yesterday urged the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology to allow…
Sep 29, 2020
AHA provides input on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ Request for Information regarding electronic prescribing of controlled substances (EPCS).