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Nov 15, 2021
Please contact your representatives today and urge them to make a number of changes to the Build Back Better Act (H.R.5376) to support patients and communities and the hospitals and health systems that care for them. Specifically, we are asking House lawmakers to eliminate punitive Medicaid…
Nov 15, 2021
Hospitals and health systems oppose Section 30608 of the Build Back Better Act, (H.R. 5376), which would impose a 12.5% cut in Medicaid Disproportionate Share Hospital (DSH) to states that have not expanded Medicaid. Specifically, in the current version of the bill, the 12 states that failed to…
Nov 12, 2021
Please contact your representatives today and urge them to eliminate punitive Medicaid disproportionate share hospital (DSH) and uncompensated care cuts from the Build Back Better Act (H.R.5376). In the version of the bill that was released Oct. 28, states that have yet to expand their Medicaid…
Sep 2, 2021
Please contact your representatives and senators today and urge them to include a number of policies that support America’s hospitals and health systems to ensure that the nation’s health care needs can be met today and into the future.
May 27, 2021
Congress and the Biden Administration are continuing to discuss proposals for a significant legislative package to address the nation’s infrastructure. While negotiations about the size and scope of the package, as well as whether there will be a bipartisan agreement on some pieces of the package…
Apr 15, 2021
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Mar 23, 2021
Sens. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., and Susan Collins, R-Maine, last week introduced the Medicare Sequester Relief Act (S. 748), bipartisan legislation that would prevent the 2% across-the-board cut to all Medicare payments, known as sequestration, from taking effect during the COVID-19 public health…
Mar 17, 2021
This video includes an AHA Virtual Advocacy Day presentation on legislation to secure the extension of the Medicare sequestration moratorium set to expire on April 1, 2021.
Mar 16, 2021
Congress is now considering a health care legislative package before the April congressional recess that is slated to begin March 29. This health care package is an opportunity to extend the moratorium on Medicare sequester cuts that are currently scheduled to go into effect on April 1 without…