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Category Archives: statement

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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FAH Leader Comments on Bipartisan Ways & Means Surprise Billing Proposal

December 11, 2019 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Statement

“We’re encouraged that the House Ways and Means Committee has joined the deliberations with fresh, bipartisan thinking to protect patients from surprise medical bills.”

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HELP, E&C Proposal Takes Two Steps Forward and Three Steps Back

December 09, 2019 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Statement

“No patient should ever receive a surprise medical bill. However, this package takes two steps forward and three steps back.”

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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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