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Perspectives on health policy affecting America’s hospitals and the patients we serve.

Category Archives: medicaid

FAH to CMS: Delay and Rescind Medicaid DSH Cuts

August 28, 2017 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Affordable Care Act, Medicaid

In comments to CMS today to the Medicaid Disproportionate Share Hospital (DSH) Reduction Proposed Rule, FAH urged the Agency to delay the implementation of the reductions and to work with Congress to rescind them.

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FAH Leader Reacts to Better Care Reconciliation Act Discussion Draft

June 22, 2017 | Chip Kahn

Category: Affordable Care Act, Financing, Medicaid

Most providers and clinicians, including FAH, are deeply concerned by the Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA) discussion draft released today. The opportunity is still there for the Senate to make critical revisions to keep the promise of accessible, affordable health care coverage and ensure Medicaid remains a viable program because it is essential to our most vulnerable neighbors.

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FAH Sends Chairman Hatch Letter Outlining Health Reform Principles

May 23, 2017 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Affordable Care Act, Insurance, Medicaid, Medicare

The Federation of American Hospitals submitted a letter to Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and the Senate Finance Committee Tuesday outlining core principles for lawmakers to consider during the health care reform debate.

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FAH Leader Reacts to Release of Administration’s Budget

May 23, 2017 | Chip Kahn

Category: Health Care Delivery, Medicaid

The hospitals that Americans depend on need sufficient resources to ensure care.

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