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Category Archives: legislation

Major Nurse Bill will Include FAH-Supported Loan Repayment Provision

May 10, 2019 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Legislation

​This week, FAH sent a letter to Senators Jeff Merkley (D-OR) and Richard Burr (R-NC) thanking them for introducing the Title VIII Nursing Reauthorization Act of 2019.

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FAH Leader Reacts to Medicare for All Hearing

April 30, 2019 | Chip Kahn

Category: Hearings, Legislation

Today’s hearing on Medicare for All is all about unicorns.

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Dose of Facts: Will We Hear the Truth about Medicare for All at Today’s Hearing?

April 30, 2019 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Hearings, Legislation

This morning Congress will hold it’s first ever hearing on the topic of Medicare for All.

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ICYMI: Sanders’ Medicare for All Means Higher Taxes, No Private Plans

April 11, 2019 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Legislation

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) reintroduced the latest edition of his signature Medicare for All legislation in the Senate Wednesday, offering no mention of how it’s massive price tag will be paid for. While Sen. Sanders’ bill would add coverage for long-term care in home and community settings, it would also all but abolish private and employer-based health insurance plans.

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