Category Archives: hearings
September 07, 2017 | Chip Kahn
Parents have a lot on their minds this time of year. First days of school, after-school activities, drop off and pick up are just some of the things keeping parents on their toes this Fall. Luckily, for the millions of parents whose children are insured by the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), Congress is eager to make sure, “find new health insurance,” isn’t added to the to-do list.
September 06, 2017 | Chip Kahn
More than eight million American kids depend on the CHIP program for their health care. We treat many of these young patients in our hospitals. These children and their families depend on the security of the CHIP program, we should not let them down. Today’s Finance Committee hearing is a welcome step in Congress’ work to extend CHIP and keep those kids secure.
June 03, 2015 | FAH Hospital Policy Blog Team
Category: Hearings, Legislation, Medicare
Yesterday, the FAH submitted a letter to the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Senate Finance Committee weighing in on the Audit & Appeal Fairness, Integrity, and Reforms in Medicare Act of 2015. The bill will be discussed and marked up by the Committee this morning at a hearing scheduled for 10:00 am.
May 19, 2015 | FAH Hospital Policy Blog Team
Category: Affordable Care Act, Hearings, Legislation, Medicare
This morning, the House Ways & Means Subcommittee on Health will hold a hearing to discuss ideas about competition in Medicare titled “Improving Competition in Medicare: Removing Moratoria and Expanding Access.” Rich Umbdenstock, President and CEO of The American Hospital Association, will be offering testimony at today’s hearing taking place at 10:00 am.