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Category Archives: affordable-care-act

FAH Leader Reacts to Bipartisan Deal on Vital Insurance Program

October 18, 2017 | Chip Kahn

Category: Affordable Care Act, Insurance

“We applaud Senators Alexander and Murray for their leadership in crafting a bipartisan plan that will help millions of working American families keep access to the care they need. Ensuring that federal funds remain available to pay for the subsidization of the cost sharing is vital to keeping premiums in check and coverage available to so many people that depend on this critical program. We encourage both the House and Senate to act swiftly on this important legislation since enrollment begins in a matter of days.”

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FAH Joins Coalition Urging Congress to Fund Vital Insurance Program

October 16, 2017 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Affordable Care Act, Insurance

A broad coalition of health care and business groups, including FAH, sent a letter to leaders of the House and Senate Saturday asking Congress to restore funding for cost-sharing reduction (CSR) benefits.

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FAH Leader Comments on Elimination of Federal Cost-Sharing Payments

October 13, 2017 | Chip Kahn

Category: Affordable Care Act, Financing

Federation of American Hospitals President and CEO Chip Kahn released the following statement on announcement that Federal cost-sharing payments will be eliminated:

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FAH Leader Comments on Efforts to Repeal IPAB

October 04, 2017 | Chip Kahn

Category: Affordable Care Act, Medicare

Congress should be making the important decisions on Medicare that so critically affects the lives of 58 million seniors and disabled Americans. The Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB), included in the ACA to set Medicare payment and delivery policy, was a bad idea from the beginning.

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