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Category Archives: affordable-care-act

FAH Files Joint Amicus Brief in Support of the ACA

April 02, 2019 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Affordable Care Act

Today, FAH joined other hospital associations in filing an amicus brief in support of upholding the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in State of Texas v. USA. The lawsuit, filed by Republican Attorneys General (AGs), led by Texas, argues that Congressional action zeroing out the ACA’s individual mandate penalty makes mandate unconstitutional and the entire ACA invalid. Last December, a Texas district court judge ruled in favor of the Republican AGs, striking down the entire ACA.

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FAH Leader Reacts to House Leadership's Plan to Build on the ACA

March 26, 2019 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Affordable Care Act, Legislation

FAH President and CEO Chip Kahn released the following statement on House leadership’s plan to build on the Affordable Care Act:

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FAH Leader Reacts to Administration's ACA Statement

March 26, 2019 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Affordable Care Act

FAH President and CEO Chip Kahn released the following reaction to the Trump administration’s ACA statement:

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FAH Leader Reacts to Medicare Buy-In Bill

February 13, 2019 | Chip Kahn

Category: Affordable Care Act, FAH News, Legislation, Medicare

The so-called Medicare buy-in for those over 50 would harm more Americans than it would help. That is why we strongly oppose this legislation.

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