HAP News Releases and Statements

May 07, 2020

News Release: HAP Statement: Governor’s Medical Liability Executive Order Should Protect Hospitals

Yesterday, Governor Tom Wolf signed an Executive Order to provide medical liability protections for health care providers during the COVID-19 crisis. The order protects individual, licensed medical providers—including physicians, nurses, and other health care workers—from lawsuits that arise from providing emergency services related to COVID-19. The order does not extend to Pennsylvania’s hospitals.

May 05, 2020

News Release: New Forum Outlines Hospital Efforts to Safely Resume Scheduled Services

As parts of Pennsylvania start to ease some of the COVID-19 mitigation efforts, health care providers have begun the gradual process of resuming scheduled services. The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP) has released a virtual forum about the ways hospitals are helping patients access the care they need in a safe, careful manner.


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