The American Hospital Association (AHA) is a trade organization that is a tax-exempt non-profit 501 (c) (6) that represents and works on behalf of its members (hospitals/owners of hospitals) to advocate their positions to government entities (i.e. Congress, Senate, etc) and provide education and assistance to its members.
In 2017, the AHA raised $137 million (primarily through membership dues, education and licensing) and spent $123 million (not including $3 million in depreciation), with unspent revenue allocated to the fund balance. With more than $218 million in net fund assets, the organization reported about $10 million in investment income/net gain on the sale of assets for the year.
Based in Chicago, Illinois, the AHA has 417 employees who were compensated $60.3 million in 2017, which equates to an average compensation of $145,000. However, only 152 employees received more than $100,000 in compensation which means a smaller amount of employees received significant higher compensation. The 17 most highly compensated employees were compensated $12 million and were reported to be: Read more