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Feb 2, 2021
PowerPlay is AHA’s on-demand series that connects you to major players in policy, politics and science in a new Administration and new Congress. You have less time and more to do, and these exclusive virtual events were created to deliver timely insights that only AHA can bring, on your schedule.
Nov 13, 2020
In two recent reports, the Health Care Cost Institute (HCCI) appears to use oversimplified analytic approach and draws overly broad conclusions about price variation and price growth variation. Their analysis does not address many of the key factors that can contribute to price variation and growth…
Aug 25, 2021
AHA and 11 other organizations representing hospitals and physicians urged House and Senate committee leaders to include in the budget reconciliation bill the Value in Health Care Act (H.R. 4587), legislation to strengthen Medicare’s value-based payment models and accountable care organizations. 
Aug 24, 2021
AHA raised “substantial concerns” with the prototype payment model that the Centers for Medicare…
Aug 20, 2021
AHA urged the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to withdraw its Emergency Temporary Standard for occupational exposure to COVID-19, or at least allow the interim final rule to expire rather than issue a final rule. 
Aug 18, 2021
AHA shared with the National Economic Council, Federal Trade Commission, and departments of Health and Human Services and Justice an updated study by Charles River Associates on the benefits of mergers within the hospital field.
Aug 9, 2021
Save the date for the AHA Annual Membership Meeting 2022. We will post more details soon.