Category Archives: affordable-care-act
December 21, 2018 | FAH Policy Blog Team
Category: Affordable Care Act
Today, the FAH commented on the Administration’s action, replacing existing guidance for Section 1332 waivers that give states an opportunity to opt out of certain requirements set forth by the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The newly named State Relief and Empowerment Waivers will apply to waivers for plan years 2020 and later.
December 15, 2018 | Chip Kahn
Category: Affordable Care Act, FAH News
The judge got it wrong. FAH believes this ruling would have a devastating impact on the patients we serve and the nation’s health care system as a whole.
Americans deserve access to affordable coverage so they can get the care they need, including consumer protections such as pre-existing conditions. Millions have gained coverage since the passage of the ACA, and this ruling could reverse that progress.
Having this decision come in the closing hours of open enrollment also sows seeds of unnecessary confusion.
We strongly believe this should be overturned in the appeals process.
July 16, 2018 | FAH Policy Blog Team
Category: Affordable Care Act, Insurance
The Federation of American Hospitals along with 27 other provider and patient groups sent a letter to CMS Administrator Seema Verma today expressing apprehension about the suspension of the Affordable Care Act risk adjustment program.
June 14, 2018 | FAH Policy Blog Team
Category: Affordable Care Act, Financing, Medicaid, Medicare
The cumulative reductions in federal payments to hospitals since 2010 will reach $218.2 billion by 2028, according to a report released today by the health economics consulting firm Dobson | DaVanzo and Associates.