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Category Archives: financing

FAH Leader Reacts to Delay of Mandatory Bundles

March 20, 2017 | Chip Kahn

Category: FAH News, Financing, Quality

FAH President and CEO Chip Kahn issued the following statement after HHS announced today that it was delaying and seeking comment on the implementation of the mandatory cardiac bundle program as well as the expansion of the current mandatory joint replacement bundle program:

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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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