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Category Archives: legislation

FAH Outlines COVID Relief Priorities in Letter to Senate Leaders

May 28, 2020 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Health Care Delivery, Legislation

WASHINGTON - The Federation of American Hospitals sent a letter to Senate leaders today outlining priorities for upcoming COVID-19 relief legislation. They include refining repayment terms for the Medicare Accelerated and Advance Payments Program, ensuring the newly unemployed can maintain their private health coverage and enacting liability protections for caregivers and hospitals.

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FAH Reacts to Introduction of the HEROES Act in the House

May 12, 2020 | Chip Kahn

Category: Legislation

FAH President and CEO Chip Kahn released the following statement after the release of the Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions (HEROES) Act.

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FAH Letter to Congress Recommends Future Actions to Protect Access to Care

April 29, 2020 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Legislation, Statement

The Federation of American Hospitals recently a letter to congressional leaders outlining recommendations for future COVID-19 relief legislation.

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Bipartisan COVID-19 Relief Package a "Lifeline" to Hospitals, Caregivers

April 21, 2020 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Legislation, Statement

​“The Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act throws a critical lifeline to frontline caregivers in the COVID fight.”

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