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Category Archives: medicare

FAH Urges Congress, CMS to Ensure Hospitals, Providers Won’t Lose Medicare Payments Amid Pandemic

August 18, 2020 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Medicare

The Federation of American Hospitals (FAH) sent a letter to congressional leaders today urging Congress to request that CMS and the Trump administration formally delay recoupment of payments providers received under the Medicare Accelerated and Advance Payment Programs (MAAPP).

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Happy Birthday, Medicaid and Medicare!

July 30, 2020 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Medicaid, Medicare

July 30, 2020 marks 55 years since Medicare and Medicaid were signed into law by President Lyndon B. Johnson in 1965.

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Local Leaders Urge Lawmakers to Revise Medicare Accelerated & Advance Payment Programs

July 21, 2020 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Medicare

Local leaders across the country are sounding the alarm and urging lawmakers to revise the terms of the Medicare Accelerated and Advance Payment Programs (MAAPP) before it starts to affect access to patient care.

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FAH Recommends COVID-19 Waivers for Permanent Policy, Expiration, and Future Blanket Waiver Status

July 10, 2020 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Medicare

Today, FAH submitted recommendations to CMS urging the agency to take action and work with Congress, where necessary, to make certain temporary COVID-19 waivers permanent Medicare policy.

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