Interest of Amicus Curiae The American Hospital Association (AHA) is a national not-for-profit association that represents
The AHA weighs in on a number of issues of importance to hospitals and health systems, as well as the patients they care for, as they come before the court. Below are our most recent friend-of-the-court briefs.
The AHA and American Medical Association urge the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit to affirm a district court decision that invalidated a No Surprises Act final rule that favors insurers in the independent dispute resolution process and threatens serious harm to the law’s patient protection goals.
A friend-of-the-court brief filed with the Federation of American Hospitals, Catholic Health Association of the United States, America’s Essential Hospitals, and Association of American Medical Colleges urging the 5th Circuit to maintain cost-free access to ACA preventive services.
Amicus Brief: AHA Urges Appeals Court to Reverse the Federal Trade Commission’s Decision in Illumina Inc. v. FTC
AHA urges the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals to reverse the Federal Trade Commission’s decision in Illumina Inc. v. FTC, “a paradigmatic example” of how the agency’s practices violate the Constitution’s due process clause.
The AHA, joined by the Federation of American Hospitals, Catholic Health Association of the United States, America’s Essential Hospitals, and Association of American Medical Colleges, urges the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit to keep in place pending appeal an Affordable Care Act requirement that most health plans cover certain preventive services without cost sharing.
Amicus Brief: AHA 340B Health Arkansas Hospital Association in support of Arkansas’ 340B Drug Pricing Nondiscrimination Act
Amicus Brief: AHA 340B Health Arkansas Hospital Association in support of Arkansas’ 340B Drug Pricing Nondiscrimination Act against a challenge brought by PhRMA.
AHA, AHIP Amicus Brief in False Claims Act Case.
AHA filed a friend-of-the-court brief urging the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit to affirm a federal jury’s unanimous 2022 verdict in favor of Sutter Health and certain affiliates in a lawsuit that alleged the California-based integrated health care network violated federal antitrust law in their arrangements with health plans.
The 6th Circuit Court of Appeals should affirm a district court’s decision to dismiss a meritless lawsuit that “sought to turn one doctor’s disappointment in not being hired by a hospital as an employed physician into an [False Claims Act] suit for Medicare fraud,” AHA and the four state hospital associations in the circuit said in this friend-of-the-court brief.
The U.S. Supreme Court should affirm the government’s authority to dismiss a False Claims Act lawsuit after declining to intervene in the case, the AHA, U.S. Chamber of Commerce and American Health Care Association.