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Perspectives on health policy affecting America’s hospitals and the patients we serve.

Hospitals Lead Way Towards ‘History Making’ Price Growth Slowdown

April 12, 2019 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Research, Spending Slowdown

Hospitals Lead Way Towards ‘History Making’ Slowdown in Health Care Price Growth; Hospital Spending Growth Also Slows.

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ICYMI: Sanders’ Medicare for All Means Higher Taxes, No Private Plans

April 11, 2019 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Legislation

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) reintroduced the latest edition of his signature Medicare for All legislation in the Senate Wednesday, offering no mention of how it’s massive price tag will be paid for. While Sen. Sanders’ bill would add coverage for long-term care in home and community settings, it would also all but abolish private and employer-based health insurance plans.

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FAH Leader Reacts to Bernie Sanders' Medicare for All Bill

April 10, 2019 | Chip Kahn

Category: Legislation

FAH President and CEO Chip Kahn released the following statement on the introduction of Bernie Sanders’ Medicare for All legislation:

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FAH Supports STAR Act

April 08, 2019 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Legislation

FAH sent a letter to the House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal (D-MA) and Ranking Member Kevin Brady (R-TX) in support of the Prescription Drug Sunshine, Transparency, Accountability and Reporting (STAR) Act.

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