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

Category Archives: affordable-care-act

Response to COVID-19 Requires Health Security as Well as Income Security

May 19, 2020 | Chip Kahn

Category: Affordable Care Act, Insurance

To understand the true effect of the fallout of the current COVID-19 crisis, just read recent headlines. One of the latest jobs reports has been described as “unthinkable” and the road to economic recovery characterized as “long and painful.”

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Building Upon the ACA to Achieve Universal Coverage

February 14, 2020 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Affordable Care Act

The 2010 passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) provided millions of Americans access to affordable health care, assuring they could receive needed care.

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Today's ACA Decision Leaves "Critical Law in Limbo"

December 18, 2019 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Affordable Care Act, Statement

“Today’s decision is unfortunate because it leaves this critical law that so many Americans depend on in limbo.”

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FAH Leader Comments on Ways and Means' Hearing on "Pathways to Universal Health Coverage"

June 12, 2019 | Chip Kahn

Category: Affordable Care Act, Financing, Hearings

Federation of American Hospitals President and CEO Chip Kahn issued the following statement on the House Ways and Means Committee’s hearing entitled “Pathways to Universal Health Coverage”:

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