AHA Offers Strategies for Reducing Health Care Costs

The American Hospital Association (AHA) has responded to the request of Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee Chairman Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., for information about strategies to address the cost of health care in America. The AHA urged Congress and the Administration to take further action to help reduce input and administrative costs, as well as maximize the number of insured patients. AHA shared specific recommendations on reducing the cost of prescription drugs, reducing the regulatory burden and pursuing administrative simplification, supporting hospitals in improving patient quality and safety, maximizing enrollment in comprehensive coverage, and enacting liability reform. Read more here.