Category Archives: medicare
March 11, 2019 | Chip Kahn
The new White House budget imposes arbitrary and blunt Medicare cuts to hospitals who care for the nation’s most vulnerable. The impact on care for seniors would be devastating. Not to mention that massive reductions would drastically reduce resources critical to care for low-income Americans and cripple efforts to stave off the looming physician shortage.
February 27, 2019 | Chip Kahn
Category: Legislation, Medicare
“Hospitals oppose legislation that would needlessly upend coverage for hundreds of millions of Americans. We have long been committed to assuring that everyone has access to high quality, affordable health coverage. This legislation eliminates private health insurance and would lead to a massive disruption in care for patients.”
February 13, 2019 | Chip Kahn
Category: Affordable Care Act, FAH News, Legislation, Medicare
The so-called Medicare buy-in for those over 50 would harm more Americans than it would help. That is why we strongly oppose this legislation.
January 02, 2019 | Chip Kahn
Category: Financing, Medicare, Pharmaceuticals
The DC Federal District Court’s ruling to stop reforms to Medicare payment for drugs acquired under the 340B drug discount program is unfortunate because it undermines HHS efforts to cut drug costs and promote fairer payments.