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HAP is a statewide membership services organization that represents 235 hospitals as well as the patients and communities they serve.

HAP Center for Health Policy Research

Meaningful, validated data about issues and policies affecting Pennsylvania's hospitals and health systems

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Report: Addressing Member Hospital Workforce Needs, Executive Summary

NEW HAP Report

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What hospitals need to know

Resources for hospitals and health systems

Current Advocacy Focus

State Issues

HAP is working to move legislation to protect health care workers, increase access to care, ensure payor reimbursement for telemedicine services, and protect essential hospital funding streams for patients.

Federal Issues

HAP is working to safeguard resources that help hospitals serve vulnerable communities and continue efforts to find consensus on policy that protects patients from unanticipated medical bills without government interference in private negotiations between providers and health plans.

Regulatory Activity

HAP advocates for flexibility to ensure patients receive the right care, at the right time, and in the right setting.

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November 23, 2022

What to Know: Federal Long COVID Report
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released a new report this week outlining efforts to better understand Long COVID and the next steps to support patients. The report offers...

Join the Conversation: HAP Blog

November 15, 2022

5 Cybersecurity Lessons from 2022

Hospitals and health systems always have been caretakers for patients and their sensitive personal information, but this year has tested us like never before. We’ve read countless headlines and emergency sector notices about new digital threats, and they serve as a reminder of the work ahead.

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HAP works to ensure state and federal elected officials understand the critical role Pennsylvania’s hospitals play in their communities across the state. Find out how you can help.


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HAP's sponsorship program

HAP’s sponsorship program creates meaningful opportunities for business development between our hospital members and the organizations that they rely on for services and products.