HAP is the leading voice for more than 240 hospitals and health systems in Pennsylvania, as well as other member health care stakeholders.

PA Hospitals Drive State's Economy

Pennsylvania’s hospitals and health systems are a key economic engine, contributing $136.1 billion to the state’s economy.

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HAP's new resource center lets you search items by topic and type to easily find the information you need about state and federal bills and regulations as well as hospital-related issues.

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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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Featured Event: Leadership Summit

Join colleagues, legislators and their staff, and administration officials at HAP's premier event for hospital and health system leaders. The session begins Wednesday, May 20, with preconference sessions, followed by a networking reception and dinner speaker, Michael Smerconish.

The summit provides hospital leaders with opportunities for quality networking with health care policymakers, elected officials, and peers. The sessions blend coverage of trend updates with education and best practices, addressing the issues that matter most to hospitals.

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Today's News Clips

January 22, 2020

Healthcare Dive reports about the “big themes” for the health care industry for 2020.

MedPage Today reports that changing the defaults in electronic health records may decrease opioid prescribing in the emergency room.

Home Health Care News reports about the surge in demand for home health care workers.


Engage, Partner, Advocate with HAP

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.

Healthy Me PA is HAP’s online digital community, providing consumer-friendly information about health, navigating health care, and health policy. Healthy Me PA also gives participants a  platform to share messages with elected officials about important health care issues. Join today!


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.