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Category Archives: financing

ICYMI: Arizona Governor Op-Ed Urges Congress to Protect Rural Care in any ACA Repeal by Restoring Hospital Medicare Cuts

January 23, 2017 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Affordable Care Act, Financing, Health Care Delivery, Legislation, Rural

Republican Arizona Governor Doug Ducey recently penned an op-ed that appeared in The Daily Courier in Prescott and the Camp Verde Bugle entitled - Rural health care a critical component of reform.

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Growing Concern for Rural Care if ACA Repeal Doesn’t Restore Medicare Cuts

January 11, 2017 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Affordable Care Act, Financing, Health Care Delivery

The debate over repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act is reaching a fever pitch in Washington. As lawmakers continue to discuss the timing and contents of future legislation, more voices are rising up to warn that rural care could be devastated if a repeal and replace plan doesn’t also restore Medicare cuts.

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ICYMI: Politico Highlights ACA Repeal’s “Doomsday Scenario”

January 09, 2017 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Affordable Care Act, Financing, Media

The possible fallout from repealing the Affordable Care Act without a replacement continues to make headlines inside and outside the Beltway.

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MedPAC Predicts Lowest Hospital Margins of All-Time

December 16, 2016 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Affordable Care Act, Financing

MedPAC is predicting that hospital overall margins will hit an all-time low in 2017, a fact that only adds to the growing financial pressure being felt by facilities nationwide.

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