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November 24, 2021

HAP through the Years: 2000–2010

During 2021, The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP) proudly marks its centennial with a look back at 100 years of milestones, advocacy, and support for Pennsylvania’s hospitals.

September 20, 2021

Pharmacy Leaders Urge Lawmakers to Preserve Emergency Vaccine Waivers

On Monday, the House Professional Licensure Committee heard testimony from pharmacy vaccine providers and others in the health care community about the ways COVID-19 emergency waivers have improved access to vaccines. The hearing comes as lawmakers begin to determine their next steps for critical COVID-19 emergency waivers and flexibilities that are set to expire September 30.

September 09, 2021

How Health Equity Impacts Patient Care

During the first day of HAP’s virtual Patient Safety and Quality Symposium, health care leaders from Pennsylvania and across the nation discussed the ways COVID-19 has transformed care, health equity, and the latest state and federal regulatory updates.

June 25, 2021

Legislators on Track to Finalize State Budget by Weekend

The Pennsylvania General Assembly today advanced a nearly $40 billion budget proposal for 2021–2022 that leaves about $5 billion in federal COVID-19 relief funding unspent and sets aside another $2.5 billion to ward off future tax increases, state lawmakers said today.

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