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March 25, 2019
On behalf of Pennsylvania patients and the hospitals they count on for care, The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP) today filed a motion in the Middle District Federal Court to intervene in a lawsuit resulting from the significant policy consequences of recent actions by the Pennsylvania Attorney General.
March 18, 2019
March 05, 2019
Members of the hospital community joined Wolf Administration leaders today to announce a new pilot program designed to improve rural community health and provide financial stability for rural hospitals.
February 28, 2019
The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP) is pleased to announce that, effective February 18, Samuel BowerCraft has been appointed vice president, operations.
February 05, 2019
Andy Carter, President and CEO of The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP), released the following statement regarding Governor Tom Wolf's state budget address, which was delivered today.
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