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

June 03, 2021

New PHC4 Report Outlines Growing Financial Stress for PA Hospitals

In its financial analysis of general acute care hospitals for fiscal year (FY) 2020, Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council (PHC4) uncovered a significant drop in the statewide average of total margins (from 6.63% during FY 2019 to 3.93% during FY 2020), as well as the statewide average of operating margins (from 5.61% during FY 2019 to 3.73% during FY 2020).

June 01, 2021

New Report Analyzes a Year with COVID-19 in PA

A new report prepared by researchers from The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania’s (HAP) Center for Health Policy and Research takes a deep dive into a year with COVID-19 in Pennsylvania.