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.

Nov 4, 2020
Amicus Brief: Arizona Opioid Casse
Sep 10, 2020
IN THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE TENTH CIRCUIT
Jul 24, 2020
NOT YET SCHEDULED FOR ORAL ARGUMENT No. 20-5193 In the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit The American Hospital Association, et al., Plaintiffs and Appellants, v. Alex M. Azar II, Secretary of Health and Human Services, Defendant and Appellee.
Jul 24, 2020
ORAL ARGUMENT NOT YET SCHEDULED No. 20-5193 IN THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA THE AMERICAN HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION, et al., Appellants, v. ALEX M. AZAR II, in his official capacity as Secretary of Health and Human Services, Appellee,
Jul 2, 2020
The AHA, California Hospital Association, and Washington State Hospital Association today urged the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit to reverse a district court decision in a lawsuit brought by data analysis company Integra Med Analytics that “gives private plaintiffs broad license to file…
May 29, 2020
The 5th Circuit affirmed the dismissal of the case at the motion to dismiss stage.  The decision reinforces that attempting to make a case using statistics is not sufficient, details of alleged false claims are always required.   
May 13, 2020
This brief1 is filed on behalf of 36 state hospital associations,2 which represent over 5,000 hospitals and health systems that treat tens of millions of patients every year and currently stand on the frontlines of a global pandemic. Amici and their members (hereafter “amici”) share an interest in…
May 13, 2020
The AHA, joined by America’s Essential Hospitals, Association of American Medical Colleges, and Federation of American Hospitals today urged the Supreme Court to reverse a federal appeals court decision that held the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate unconstitutional.
Apr 13, 2020
The AHA, joined by the Association of American Medical Colleges, Federation of American Hospitals, Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania and New Jersey Hospital Association, urged the U.S. Supreme Court to review a 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals decision that gives whistleblowers “…