Legislative

Nov 14, 2018
AHA today joined more than 80 organizations in urging House and Senate leaders to bring H.R. 1318/S. 1112 to the floor for a vote before yearend. The AHA-supported legislation would provide federal funding for states to develop maternal mortality review committees to better understand maternal…
Oct 3, 2018
The Senate today passed by a vote of 98-1 the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act, the final House and Senate agreement on legislation to address the opioid crisis. Approved by the House last week, the legislation includes an AHA-supported provision that would allow states to receive federal…
Sep 19, 2018
More than 100 organizations, including the AHA, yesterday urged House and Senate leaders to include the Overdose Prevention and Patient Safety Act (H.R. 6082) in the final agreement on opioid legislation.
Sep 18, 2018
The Senate Sept. 17 passed the Opioid Crisis Response Act, a substitute amendment to the House-passed opioid package (H.R. 6).
Sep 2, 2021
Hospitals and health systems have long advocated for protecting patients from certain unexpected medical bills while preserving their access to care.
Sep 2, 2021
Please contact your representatives and senators today and urge them to include a number of policies that support America’s hospitals and health systems to ensure that the nation’s health care needs can be met today and into the future.
Sep 2, 2021
It is imperative that Congress invest in America’s hospitals and health systems to ensure that the nation’s health care needs can be met today and into the future. The AHA supports investments in infrastructure, such as the health care workforce, behavioral health, the accessibility and…
Sep 2, 2021
The American Hospital Association (AHA) would like to share hospital and health system priorities that would benefit patients and communities around the country that we would like to see included in the upcoming budget reconciliation legislation.
Aug 25, 2021
The House approved by a vote of 220-212 a $3.5 trillion budget resolution, which included reconciliation instructions to provide the majority party with the means to pass a comprehensive reconciliation package with just 51 votes in the Senate, rather than the usual 60-vote hurdle.