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Category Archives: medicare

FAH, AMA Support Bicameral Fix to Medicare Accelerated and Advance Payment Programs

June 22, 2020 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Legislation, Medicare

A recently introduced bicameral bill will fix a lifeline for health care providers before it becomes an anchor that sinks the recovery of hospitals.

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Critical Access to Patient Care Will be Affected if Medicare Accelerated & Advance Payment Programs aren’t Adjusted NOW!

June 16, 2020 | Chip Kahn, FAH President and CEO

Category: FAH News, Financing, Medicare

Time is up! An important federal program that provided a vital financial lifeline to hospitals and health care providers, allowing them to provide access to critical patient care, could now have devastating effects.

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Hospital Groups Send Letter Outlining Changes to Medicare Advanced Payment Program

April 24, 2020 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Medicare

FAH and a group of hospital organizations sent a letter to HHS, CMS and congressional leaders this week encouraging improvements be made to the Medicare Accelerated and Advance Payment Programs.

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White House Budget is “Bad Medicine” for Patients

February 10, 2020 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Medicaid, Medicare, Statement

The administration budget proposal is bad medicine for the most vulnerable American patients.

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