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“Critical that lawmakers act quickly” – FAH Leader Reacts to Release of Health Care Package

FAH Executive Vice President of Public Affairs Charlene MacDonald issued the following statement after lawmakers unveiled legislation to fund the government and address several key health care priorities:

“We applaud Congressional leaders for agreeing on a package of health provisions that will protect patients’ access to care, especially those in rural and underserved areas. In today’s uncertain operating environment, it is critical that lawmakers act quickly to pass this legislation to avert damaging Medicaid cuts and extend critical rural health funding, measures that will provide much needed stability to hospitals and the patients they serve.