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Aug 1, 2022
A trial in a federal lawsuit  to stop UnitedHealth Group from acquiring Change Healthcare kicked off today in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.
Aug 1, 2022
Hospitals provide over $110 billion a year in community benefits, almost nine times the value of their federal tax exemption, according to an AHA advertorial today in the Wall Street Journal highlighting the data and programs that “distinguish hospitals from any other sector in health care.” 
Aug 1, 2022
The AHA today joined 62 other national organizations in urging leaders of the House and Senate Judiciary committees to pass the bipartisan Conrad State 30 and Physician Access Reauthorization Act before the end of this legislative session.
Aug 1, 2022 by Wright L. Lassiter III, Chair, American Hospital Association
Remaining resilient as new variants of COVID-19 spread. Launching mobile health services to help ensure equitable distribution of COVID-19 vaccines.
Jul 29, 2022
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services today issued its final rule for fiscal year 2023 for the skilled nursing facility prospective payment system.
Jul 29, 2022
The Department of Health and Human Services has released a tool to help hospital emergency planners and supply chain staff estimate their supply needs for mass casualty incidents and infectious disease emergencies.
Jul 29, 2022
The departments of Health and Human Services and Justice today released guidance on federal telehealth protections for people with disabilities and limited English proficiency. 
Jul 29, 2022
The Department of Health and Human Services has agreed to purchase 66 million doses of Moderna’s omicron-specific COVID-19 vaccine booster for use this fall if authorized by the Food and Drug Administration and recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Jul 29, 2022
AHA today urged Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra to renew the COVID-19 public health emergency set to expire in October.
Jul 29, 2022 by Rick Pollack, President and CEO, AHA
Delaying and denying authorizations for medically necessary care. Forcing patients to try potentially ineffective treatments through step therapy, or “fail first” protocols that require patients to try and fail certain treatments before the insurer will authorize more costly treatments.