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Action Updates

America’s Essential Hospitals provides detailed updates on policy and advocacy issues for our members. View our most recent Action Updates below or browse the archive »

Charitable Hospital Reporting Rules Unaffected by Recent ACA Repeal Efforts
House Passes GOP Bill to Repeal, Replace ACA

On the Hill

On the Hill is your weekly must-read for essential hospital issues and events on Capitol Hill. Read this week’s issue below or browse the archive »

On the Hill: Senate Sets the Stage for ACA Repeal Vote


Essential Hospitals Political Action Committee supports candidates for Congress who support essential hospitals. Learn more »

Policy Assembly

Held in the spring and fall each year in Washington, D.C., Policy Assembly explores the legislative and regulatory outlook for essential hospitals and brings members to Capitol Hill to advocate for vulnerable patients.

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Government Relations Academy

The Government Relations Academy is a nine-month course designed to help government relations professionals at essential hospitals take their advocacy and communications skills to a new level.

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Action Alert: Urge your Senators to Reject Senate Repeal and Replace Bill

As the Senate prepares to vote next week, we strongly urge all member hospitals to call their senators and ask them to vote NO on this legislation.

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340B Guidance:
When a Patient Is Not a Patient

Proposed 340B "mega-guidance" would harm patient access to vital drugs — this infographic explains how.

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About America’s Essential Hospitals

America’s Essential Hospitals is the leading association and champion for hospitals and health systems dedicated to high-quality care for all, including the most vulnerable. Since 1981, America’s Essential Hospitals has initiated, advanced, and preserved programs and policies that help these hospitals ensure access to care. We support members with advocacy, policy development, research, and education.