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Pennsylvania-specific Events (AHA 2017 Annual Meeting)

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Dates: May 8-10, 2017

Location: Washington, D.C.

Registration Deadline: April 21, 2017

HAP is hosting Pennsylvania-specific events during the 2017 AHA Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C.

Pricing Details: There is no additional cost to attend HAP's Pennsylvania-specific events scheduled during the AHA Annual Meeting.

OVERVIEW

The American Hospital Association will host its annual membership meeting in Washington, D.C. from May 7 through May 10.

HAP members are invited to attend Pennsylvania-specific events during the annual meeting that will provide an opportunity for Pennsylvania hospital leaders to engage with key Congressional staff and interact with colleagues from around the nation.

About the AHA Annual meeting

American Hospital Association's (AHA) 2017 Annual Meeting
Dates: May 7–10, 2017
Location: Washington, D.C.

Registration Deadline: April 29, 2017

The AHA annual meeting provides an opportunity for hospitals to hear from influential political, policy, opinion, and health care leaders, and gain perspectives that will help us continue to build a better health care system for the future.

Participants will be brought up to date on the latest political dynamics and policy initiatives captivating our Nation’s Capital. Some of the featured commentary will be provided by Frank Sesno, former CNN Washington bureau chief, Bret Baier, FOX News political anchor, and former U.S. Senators Trent Lott (R, MS) and Tom Daschel (D, SD).

Featured briefings will highlight Congressional policy and politics, alternative payment and deliver models under the Trump Administration, and reducing the regulatory burden facing hospitals.

Targeted breakout sessions will explore:

  • The 340B drug pricing program
  • Supporting small and rural hospitals
  • The partnership between hospitals and post-acute care
  • Physician payment under MACRA
  • Reducing health care disparities

Meeting details and registration information

Meeting details, registration fees, and online registration for the AHA Annual meeting are available at the AHA website. 

Early registration with the AHA closes on March 24.

Online registration will run through April 29. 

Please note, hotel reservations at the Washington Hilton must be made no later than Friday, April 14. 

OVERNIGHT ACCOMMODATIONS

The AHA has secured a block of rooms for individuals registered for the AHA Annual Membership Meeting at the Washington Hilton located at 1919 Connecticut Ave., NW (at Columbia Road, NW) Washington, D.C. 20009.

You must be registered for the AHA Annual Membership Meeting to reserve a room at the Washington Hilton. 

Your AHA registration confirmation email will contain a link to a special AHA-Hilton web page, along with an event code. You can use this webpage to book your room anytime before the AHA hotel block expires on Friday, April 14. 

You also can make a reservation by phone (800) 445-8667 or (202) 483-3000 by providing the code to a reservation agent. You will only be able to make one room reservation per AHA annual meeting registrant.

RATES:

  • Single (one guest): $341
  • Double (two guests): $351
  • Single Executive Level Room: $361
  • Double Executive Level Room: $371

Please contact the Hilton directly at (202) 483-3000 for suite rates and availability.

Hotel reservations must be made no later than FRIDAY, APRIL 14.

Other hotel options in close proximity to the Washington Hilton include:

Hotels in proximity to Capitol Hill include:

Pennsylvania-specific events during the 2017 AHA Annual Meeting

Pennsylvania hospitals are invited to attend events coordinated by HAP on Monday, May 8, Tuesday, May 9, and Wednesday, May 10 which will include:

  • A bi-partisan, bi-cameral Congressional staff panel discussion on health care policy issues facing Congress on Monday afternoon after the AHA federal forum plenary
  • An opportunity to engage with the Pennsylvania Congressional delegation on Capitol Hill
  • Hospital leaders reception on Tuesday evening at the U.S. Botanic Garden to facilitate conversation and collaboration with hospitals leaders from around the nation
  • Advocacy meetings with U.S. House offices on Wednesday (self-scheduled)

Pennsylvania’s May 8-10 Agenda

Monday, May 8, 2017
4:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.
Washington Hilton
A bi-partisan, bi-cameral Congressional staff panel discussion
Hear key Congressional staff discuss health care policy issues facing Congress

Tuesday, May 9, 2017
3:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
U.S. House and U.S. Senate Office Buildings
Meetings with the Pennsylvania Congressional Delegation
Additional details to come on group meetings

6:30 p.m.– 9:00 p.m.
U.S. Botanic Garden
Hospital Leaders Reception
Cocktails and heavy hor d'oeuvres on Tuesday evening at the U.S. Botanic Garden to facilitate conversation and collaboration with hospitals leaders from around the nation

NOTE: Attendees will be responsible for their own transportation

Wednesday May 10
9:00 a.m.—5:00 p.m.
U.S. House and U.S. Senate Office Buildings
Meetings with Pennsylvania Congressional Delegation
Additional details to come on group meetings

Hospitals will be encouraged to schedule individual members of the U.S. House delegation on their own


There is no additional fee to attend the Pennsylvania-specific events during the AHA 2017 Annual Meeting. 

The deadline to alert HAP to your attendance at the Pennsylvania-specific events is Friday, April 21.

Questions?

For information regarding HAP events during the AHA 2017 Annual Meeting, please contact Tim Ohrum, HAP's vice president, grassroots advocacy, at (412) 231-5356.

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