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Category Archives: affordable-care-act

FAH Leader on California v. Texas: "Imperative that the Supreme Court uphold the ACA"

November 10, 2020 | Chip Kahn

Category: Affordable Care Act, Statement

FAH President and CEO Chip Kahn released the following statement after the Supreme Court heard the oral argument of California v. Texas, a case that could decide the fate of the Affordable Care Act:

“It is imperative that the Supreme Court uphold the ACA. Tens of millions of Americans depend on health coverage and protections provided by the law. In the midst of COVID is no time to let down the millions who we serve as our patients.

“As caregivers, the goal of hospitals for our patients is to see increased access to affordable coverage for all Americans - not new obstacles. The ACA framework can accomplish this goal. We hope the Supreme Court will see its way clear to allow it to go forward.”

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FAH Leader Reacts to House Passage of Patient Protection and Affordable Care Enhancement Act

June 29, 2020 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Affordable Care Act, Legislation

WASHINGTON - FAH President and CEO Chip Kahn released the following the statement after the House passed The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Enhancement Act:

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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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