Texas Hospital Association


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THA’s COVID-19 Resource Center is Texas’ hospitals go-to for the latest updates, guidance and information on COVID-19. Hospitals fighting on the frontlines of the pandemic are encouraged to use these resources in their COVID-19 response.

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Stay up-to-date on the policy, legislative and regulatory issues impacting Texas hospitals at the state and federal levels.

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The September/October issue of Texas Hospitals magazine reflects on the challenges of health equality, expanding health care coverage, and the effects of COVID-19 on vaccinations, staffing and remote working.

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Texas Hospitals Offer Strategies to Support Health Care Workers

(July 7) With COVID-19 hospitalization continuing to rise, Texas hospitals and state public health experts urge everyone to provide emotional support and care to the health care workers on the frontlines in Texas ...

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THA Statement On Executive Order

(June 25) The Texas Hospital Association issues the following statement regarding today’s new state executive order related to the suspension of elective surgeries in certain areas and pausing the reopening of Texas ...

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Hospitals Report Substantial Capacity for COVID-19

(June 24) On a call with Gov. Greg Abbott yesterday evening, Texas hospitals reported they have the necessary capacity to continue caring for the influx of COVID-19 patients, highlighting that surge plans also are in place and can be activated as needed to serve increased patient volume ...

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THA Statement on COVID-19 Hospitalizations

(June 22) With hospitalizations on the rise, Texas hospitals are underscoring Gov. Greg Abbott’s message today, encouraging everyone to follow personal precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19, including masking in public places and limiting gatherings as much as possible. THA issues the following statement on hospitalizations rising and on personal precautions ...

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Recent White Papers

Recent White Papers

The Texas Hospital Association often publishes white papers on issues affecting Texas hospitals and the health care of Texans.

Texas Hospitals, Health Care Providers Support DSRIP Extension: As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread and challenge our health care infrastructure, now is not the time to wind down the DSRIP program. Texas hospitals and health care providers instead support an extension of DSRIP for at least one additional year. Download

Texas Hospitals’ 2020 Federal Policy Priorities
The Texas Hospital Association appreciates the opportunity to work with the Texas Congressional delegation to ensure hospitals across the state have the support they need to provide the highest quality of care. To achieve these goals, hospitals need financial stability and a fair regulatory environment. Download

Texas Hospitals’ 2020 State Policy Priorities
Leading the nation in population and job growth, Texas has one of the country’s strongest economies. Yet, no other state has more residents without health insurance, and no other state has experienced more hospital closures in rural communities. Download

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The Texas Hospital Association would like to hear from both its members and from the public for whom Texan hospitals and health systems work to keep healthy.