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Category Archives: affordable-care-act

New Podcast Episode: What the Nation Could Learn from ACA Health Coverage Expansion in California with Peter Lee

February 09, 2021 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Affordable Care Act

On the newest episode of Hospitals In Focus, FAH President and CEO Chip Kahn sits down with Covered California Executive Director Peter Lee to discuss how California has achieved health coverage expansion under the ACA and what other states can learn from this progress.

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FAH Outlines Health Care Priorities to Biden Transition Team

December 23, 2020 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Affordable Care Act, FAH News

WASHINGTON - The Federation of American Hospitals (FAH) sent a letter to leaders of President-elect Joe Biden’s transition team outlining policies and recommendations to consider as the incoming administration establishes its health care agenda.

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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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