President and CEO,
American Hospital Association
As head of the nation’s largest hospital trade association, Pollack oversaw successful court cases fighting cuts to the 340B discount drug program and implementation of site-neutral payments, although both of those cases are pending appeal. Pollack also said in a letter to Modern Healthcare that AHA wants the issue of surprise medical bills to be addressed this year by Congress. AHA recently announced the $50 million AHA Innovation Development Fund that will provide financial and technical support to innovative healthcare startups.