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Category Archives: insurance

FAH Joins Coalition Urging Congress to Keep Individual Mandate

November 14, 2017 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Affordable Care Act, Insurance

A broad coalition of health care groups, including FAH, sent a letter to leaders of the House and Senate Tuesday urging Congress to “maintain” the Affordable Care Act’s individual insurance mandate.

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FAH Releases Coalition Statement Urging Congress to Fund Vital Insurance Program

October 20, 2017 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Affordable Care Act, Insurance

Today, a broad coalition of health care and business groups, including FAH, released a statement (link) regarding the market stabilization legislation proposed by Sens. Lamar Alexander and Patty Murray. Last week the Administration announced it was ending CSR payments. The coalition has been working for months to make sure this vital program continues.

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FAH Leader Reacts to Bipartisan Deal on Vital Insurance Program

October 18, 2017 | Chip Kahn

Category: Affordable Care Act, Insurance

“We applaud Senators Alexander and Murray for their leadership in crafting a bipartisan plan that will help millions of working American families keep access to the care they need. Ensuring that federal funds remain available to pay for the subsidization of the cost sharing is vital to keeping premiums in check and coverage available to so many people that depend on this critical program. We encourage both the House and Senate to act swiftly on this important legislation since enrollment begins in a matter of days.”

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FAH Joins Coalition Urging Congress to Fund Vital Insurance Program

October 16, 2017 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Affordable Care Act, Insurance

A broad coalition of health care and business groups, including FAH, sent a letter to leaders of the House and Senate Saturday asking Congress to restore funding for cost-sharing reduction (CSR) benefits.

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