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Category Archives: medicare

ICYMI: JAMA Report says Medicare for All Would Hit Hospitals Hard

April 05, 2019 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Legislation, Medicare

Leads to Massive Funding Cuts, Extensive Job Losses

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FAH Leader Reacts to Medicare X Proposal

April 02, 2019 | Chip Kahn

Category: Legislation, Medicare

FAH President and CEO Chip Kahn released the following statement on the introduction of Medicare X legislation:

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Navigant Study Shows “One Size Fits All” Health Care Proposals Correlates with Hospital Cuts

March 18, 2019 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Legislation, Medicare

Today, the consulting firm Navigant released a study showing that government-run health care proposals, like Medicare for All, would directly result in financial stress on hospitals. This comes on the heels of a study from FAH and AHA that found a Medicare public option could have a significant impact on patient access to care by leading to the largest ever cut to hospital funding – nearly $800 billion.

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New Report Outlines Negative Impact of Medicare Public Option Proposal on Hospitals and Patients

March 12, 2019 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Financing, Legislation, Medicare

The American Hospital Association (AHA) and the Federation of American Hospitals (FAH) today released a new report that details the impact that a Medicare public option proposal could have on the ability of hospitals and health systems to continue to provide access to high-quality care to their patients and communities. The study finds that such a proposal, which would create a government-run Medicare-like health plan on the individual exchange, could have a significant impact on patient access to care.

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