HAP News Releases and Statements

April 17, 2020

News Release: HAP Statement on Governor Wolf’s “Plan for PA”

In a speech today, Governor Tom Wolf laid out his “Plan for PA,” a roadmap to reopen the commonwealth when the COVID-19 crisis eases. Andy Carter, President and CEO of The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP), released the following statement in response.

April 08, 2020

News Release: HAP Statement on Governor Wolf’s COVID-19 Executive Order

Today, Governor Tom Wolf signed “Order of the Governor of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to Ensure the Efficient Allocation and Effective Use of Critical Medical Resources” during the COVID-19 pandemic. Andy Carter, president and CEO of The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP), released a statement  regarding this new action.

March 18, 2020

News Release: HAP to State, Federal Government: PA Hospitals Need More Support to Combat COVID-19

While Pennsylvania has been preparing for disease outbreaks like the pandemic flu and COVID-19 for years, this unprecedented world health crisis has required Pennsylvania’s hospitals and health care professionals to shoulder this tremendous  responsibility. Pennsylvania lawmakers must be prepared to support the health care community to defeat the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic and successfully treat and protect patients. In a letter to Governor Tom Wolf and legislative leaders, HAP outlined several areas that the hospital community and other providers will need support for short- and long-term response efforts.

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