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Category Archives: medicaid

FAH Leader Comments on Congressional Spending Package

December 16, 2019 | Chip Kahn

Category: Medicaid, Statement

FAH President and CEO Chip Kahn released the following statement after the announced Congressional spending package:

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Hospital Groups File Lawsuit Over Illegal Rule Mandating Public Disclosure of Individually Negotiated Rates

December 04, 2019 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: FAH News, Insurance, Medicaid, Medicare, Statement, Transparency

Today, four national organizations representing hospitals and health systems sued the federal government, challenging last month’s contract disclosure rule from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).

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Public Charge Rule Could Have Chilling Effect on Access to Care

August 12, 2019 | Chip Kahn

Category: Insurance, Medicaid

Hospitals are concerned that today’s decision will put the health of millions at risk by creating a chilling effect on enrollment for vital health safety net programs.

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FAH Leader Comments on Medicaid Buy-In Bill

February 14, 2019 | Chip Kahn

Category: Legislation, Medicaid

The FAH is unwavering in its strong support for expanding coverage to Americans who lack insurance. However, we shouldn’t waive the white flag on Medicaid expansion and leave millions of Americans in the coverage gap. Any legislation to expand coverage must avoid disrupting the insurance millions of Americans already depend on. Instead, we should focus on encouraging more states to expand Medicaid to their low-income residents.

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