Jul 22, 2021
AHA urges hospital and health system leaders to contact their senators and representatives and urge them not to use unobligated COVID-19 Provider Relief Funds or extend the 2% mandatory sequestration cut to Medicare to help pay for the infrastructure package currently under consideration.
Urge Congress NOT to Use Medicare Sequester, COVID-19 Provider Relief Funds to Pay for Infrastructure Package
Jul 14, 2021
Congress and the Biden Administration continue to prepare legislative language for a roughly $1.2 trillion infrastructure package as part of an agreement reached recently between the White House and a bipartisan group of senators. As part of that process, they are deciding how to pay for the…
Urge Your Legislators to Include Support of Hospitals and Health Systems in Infrastructure Legislation
May 27, 2021
Congress and the Biden Administration are continuing to discuss proposals for a significant legislative package to address the nation’s infrastructure. While negotiations about the size and scope of the package, as well as whether there will be a bipartisan agreement on some pieces of the package…
Urge Your Members of Congress to Support Legislative Efforts to Provide Greater Certainty for 340B Hospitals
May 26, 2021
Please contact your members of Congress and urge them to support legislation that will provide certainty to hospitals participating in the 340B Drug Pricing Program during the COVID-19 public health emergency.
Urge Your Rep. to Sign Letter Asking HHS to Extend June 30 Deadline for Spending Emergency Relief Funds
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).
Mar 23, 2021
Sens. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., and Susan Collins, R-Maine, last week introduced the Medicare Sequester Relief Act (S. 748), bipartisan legislation that would prevent the 2% across-the-board cut to all Medicare payments, known as sequestration, from taking effect during the COVID-19 public health…
Mar 16, 2021
Alert urging member action to secure congressional support for extending the Medicare sequestration moratorium past April 1.
Urge Your Lawmakers to Support Hospital and Health System Priorities as Part of Health Care Legislative Package
Mar 9, 2021
After Congress this week wraps up its $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief legislation, it could consider a health care legislative package before the Easter congressional recess that is slated to begin March 26. This health care package, which would not be subject to reconciliation and would need 60…
Urge Your Senators to Add Provisions to Support Hospitals and Health Systems in COVID-19 Relief Legislation
Mar 2, 2021
The House of Representatives Feb. 27 approved the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, legislation to provide reconciliation protection for a roughly $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package.
Feb 23, 2021
Congress is back in Washington, D.C., and its top focus will be passing President Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief legislation.