Amicus Brief

The AHA weighs in on a number of issues of importance to hospitals and health systems, as well as the patients they care for, as they come before the court. Below are our most recent friend-of-the-court briefs.

Apr 29, 2022
The Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America (“Chamber”), the American Hospital Association (“AHA”), and the Association of American Medical Colleges (“AAMC”) respectfully move for leave to file a brief as amici curiae in the above-captioned case in support of Defendants’ motion to…
Feb 1, 2022
The AHA joins the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and American Medical Association in urging the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals to overturn a district court decision that refused to allow a case involving the Public Readiness and Emergency Preparedness Act of 2005 to proceed in federal court and sent it…
Jan 3, 2022
The AHA joined the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and American Medical Association in urging the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals to overturn a district court decision that refused to allow a case involving the Public Readiness and Emergency Preparedness Act of 2005 to proceed in federal court and sent it…
Nov 2, 2021
Introduction Defendants have persuasively explained why the Complaint fails to state a claim as a matter of law. Amici do not seek to repeat those compelling legal arguments. Instead, amici can best assist the Court in another way: by providing critical information, based primarily on documents…
Sep 22, 2021
Amicus Brief: NJ Hospital Association Re: Federal Trade Commission V. Hackensack Meridian Health, Inc. and Englewood Healthcare Foundation
Sep 22, 2021
INTRODUCTION The FTC’s approach to defining the relevant geographic market in this case conflicts with settled law and economic principles, as well as business reality. In-deed, the FTC is attempting to do something that it has never directly attempted in hospital merger litigation—define a…
Sep 13, 2021
At a Glance Amici curiae are 37 non-profit state and regional hospital associations. They represent thousands of hospitals and health systems across the United States. Amici and their members are committed to improving the health of the communities they serve through the delivery of high-quality,…
Sep 13, 2021
In 1990, Congress enacted the Medicaid Rebate Program, as part of the Omnibus Reconciliation Act of 1990 (Pub. L. No. 101-508).20. This law requires drug companies that choose to participate in Medicaid to give states, which administer Medicaid, discounts comparable to those given to other payers.
Aug 11, 2021
The AHA joined the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and American Medical Association in urging the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals to void a district court decision that refused to allow a case involving the Public Readiness and Emergency Preparedness Act of 2005 to proceed in federal court and sent it back…