COVID-19: Coverage and Reimbursement

May 19, 2021
Since the first COVID-19 cases were diagnosed and the pandemic changed the ways in which patients were able to access traditional health care settings, providers were required to navigate significant challenges to ensure their services were still able to reach millions of patients. In response,…
May 17, 2021
Roslyne Schulman, AHA’s director of policy, is joined by senior officials from the FEMA to discuss FEMA’s updated policies on medical care eligible for public assistance funding in the COVID-19 pandemic and the equity provisions of FEMA’s medical care policy. Presenters include Ana Montero, the…
May 14, 2021
The heroic efforts of our hospitals, health systems and care teams in fighting the pandemic over the past 17 months is a testament to the dedication and determination of the best health professionals in the world. 
May 10, 2021
AHA, hospital groups urge HHS to extend deadline for providers to use emergency relief funds and distribute remaining PRF resources promptly. The AHA and eight other hospital groups today urged the Department of Health and Human Services to extend the June 30 deadline for hospitals and other health…
May 7, 2021
Please contact your representatives today and ask them to sign onto a House Dear Colleague letter to Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Xavier Becerra urging HHS to take a number of actions related to the COVID-19 Provider Relief Fund (PRF).
May 6, 2021
AHA yesterday urged the Department of Health and Human Services to extend the deadline for hospitals and other health care providers to use their COVID-19 Provider Relief Fund payments until the end of the public health emergency. The current deadline is June 30. 
Mar 22, 2021
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) recently updated its policy on “Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic: Medical Care Eligible for Public Assistance
Mar 17, 2021
This video includes an AHA Virtual Advocacy Day presentation on legislation to secure the extension of the Medicare sequestration moratorium set to expire on April 1, 2021.
Feb 25, 2021
During a Feb. 23 AHA Advocacy Day briefing, AHA provided hospital and health system leaders with the latest intelligence from Capitol Hill and the information they need to make the case to lawmakers for additional COVID-19 relief.