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Category Archives: legislation

FAH Leader Reacts to Senate Republicans, White House COVID Relief Package

July 27, 2020 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Legislation, Statement

It is an important step forward in confronting the continuing coronavirus challenge that Senate Republicans and the White House released their latest COVID-19 relief package today.

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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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FAH Joins Broad Health Care Provider Coalition Urging Congress to Correct Taxation Issues in CARES Act

June 25, 2020 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Legislation

FAH is part of a wide-ranging coalition of nearly 20 health care provider organizations that represent doctors, nurses, hospitals, dentists and more, that sent a letter to congressional leaders on June 25th asking for legislative action to fix a taxation penalty embedded in the CARES Act. Without congressional action, many providers will lose more than a fifth of the grant funds approved by Congress to sustain lifesaving care during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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FAH, AMA Support Bicameral Fix to Medicare Accelerated and Advance Payment Programs

June 22, 2020 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Legislation, Medicare

A recently introduced bicameral bill will fix a lifeline for health care providers before it becomes an anchor that sinks the recovery of hospitals.

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