News Releases, Reports, and Resources for Media

HAP is committed to being the leading voice for health care in Pennsylvania, and can provide members of the media with subject-matter expertise related to a wide variety of health care topics. 

In addition to the full collection of news releases and statements, reporters also can access background information and policy positions in:

Latest HAP News Releases and Statements

January 19, 2021

HAP Statement on Expansion of COVID-19 Vaccine Plan’s Phase 1A

The Pennsylvania Department of Health today announced an expansion of the criteria for phase 1A of the state’s vaccination distribution plan. This aligns Pennsylvania’s vaccine distribution playbook with federal guidance by expanding those eligible to be vaccinated during the current phase to now total 3.5 million people. HAP president and CEO Andy Carter released a statement in response to the announcement.

December 23, 2020

New Report: PA Hospitals Support One in Nine Jobs

A new HAP report released today shows that the economic impact of Pennsylvania’s hospital community extends far beyond the four walls of each facility, including providing family-sustaining jobs and powering local businesses and suppliers. 

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