THA White Papers & Reports


Health care impacts everyone, and THA stays on top of all issues affecting hospitals and their patients. From tracking state legislation to lobbying on Capitol Hill, THA researches, analyzes and advocates for strong health care policies and laws that ensure Texas hospitals have the resources and environments they need to provide the best care possible. THA’s current White Papers & Reports articulate industry data and perspective on behalf of hundreds of hospitals across Texas.

COVID-19 Impact Report

State Policy Priorities 2023

Federal Policy Priorities 2023-24

investigation transparency

Hospital Investigation Transparency

Hospital Financial Strain Hurts Patients

Streamline Orders of Protective Custody for Patients in Crisis

Streamline Orders of Protective Custody for Patients in Crisis

COVID-19 Positive Patients Create Extreme Burden on Hospital Resources

A Workforce in Peril: Shortages Threaten Patient Care

Behavioral Health Priorities

Improve Access to Mental Health Treatment With an IMD Exclusion Waiver

Support Coverage for Partial Hospitalization and Intensive Outpatient Therapy in Medicaid

Texas’ Medicaid Directed Payment Programs Sustain the Safety Net

Price Transparency: A Primer on State, Federal Requirements

2021 End-of-Session Report

87th Legislative Session (2021) & Outcomes for Texas Hospitals