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Category Archives: insurance

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 the Graham-Cassidy Proposal

September 20, 2017 | Chip Kahn

Category: Affordable Care Act, Insurance, Medicaid

The Graham-Cassidy proposal could disrupt access to health care for millions of the more than 70 million Americans who depend on Medicaid and the marketplaces for their health coverage.

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Coalition Urges Two Year Extension of CSR Funding

September 06, 2017 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Affordable Care Act, FAH News, Insurance

A broad coalition of health care and business groups, including FAH, sent a letter to leaders of the Senate HELP Committee on Tuesday asking for cost-sharing reduction (CSR) benefits to be continuously funded for 2018-2019. The committee is holding two hearings on the issue this week.

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