Federal Issues

ASHNHA provides member with the latest federal updates through relationships with the American Hospital Association (AHA), the American Health Care Association (AHCA) and National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC).  

Links to Federal Organizations

ASHNHA regularly submits comments on proposed federal regulatory changes and/or letters to the Alaska federal delegation on behalf of hospitals and nursing homes.

Federal Letters and Comments

OSHA COVID-19 Health Care Emergency Temporary Standards –ASHNHA comments 7-1-21

S.851 Workplace Violence for Health Care – ASHNHA Analysis 6-24-21

Alaska Health Care: Challenges and Opportunities – ASHNHA fact sheet 1-22-21

COVID-19 Provider Relief Fund Reporting Requirement Changes – ASHNHA letter 10-1-20

CARES Act Funding -Extend Spending Deadline, Support Flexibility – ASHNHA letter 12-8-20