Vantage Point

Sensible Reimbursement

Patients in hospital outpatient departments have different needs than those who go to their physicians’ offices. To reimburse hospitals the same amount as physicians’ offices would make no sense.
Photo from Capitol Hill 10/26 briefing

Study: HOPDs treat sicker patients

At an AHA-hosted Capitol Hill briefing, hospital leaders discuss study, and warn that equalizing payment rates between HOPDs and physician offices would undermine community care.
Photo from 2/26 Advocacy Day

Congress urged to protect hospital care

Following AHA Advocacy Day briefing, hospital leaders urge lawmakers to reject cuts that would limit patients’ access to care.
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Baldrige ... and the journey to excellence

Learn why the AHA is lead sponsor for the award's health care criteria.

AHA News February 20