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Category Archives: affordable-care-act

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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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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