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Late on Jan. 11, the Senate passed S. Con. Res. 3, the FY 2017 budget resolution, an important first step among several needed to repeal much of the ACA.

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America's Essential Hospitals has important and promising information to share with members about our fight to stop damaging regulatory changes to the 340B Drug Pricing Program.

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Medicare reimbursement is slated to be cut by as much as 50 percent for new, off-campus hospital outpatient departments not billing for services provided before Nov. 2, 2015.

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Urge congress to vote for the “Establishing Beneficiary Equity in the Hospital Readmission Program Act" and support hospital star ratings transparency.

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The U.S. House of Representatives approved a bill that would bring SES risk adjustment to HRRP and provide some relief from a 2015 law that reduced HOPD.

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Urge your congressional delegation to back legislation that would avert payment cuts that threaten access to care for vulnerable people.

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Urge your delegation to support legislation to avert hospital outpatient payment cuts that would harm access to care for the underserved.

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The association is circulating a sign-on letter supporting legislation now before the House and Senate that would bring SES risk adjustment to Medicare's readmissions program.

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Add your hospital's name to a Partnership for Medicaid letter of support for the Medicaid Program by Friday, July 24.

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Sens. Manchin and Portman are leading the Senate bill and Reps. Renacci-Engel are leading the House bill.

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The bill now goes to the Senate for consideration. It remains unclear if the bill will garner enough support to quickly move through that chamber.

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Due to inclement weather, the hearing should be rescheduled in the coming weeks.

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Contact your lawmakers on the House Energy and Commerce and Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions committees to underscore the critical need for the 340B Program.

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Leaders in the House and the Senate are circulating letters expressing their support for the 340B program.

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The bill would require CMS to consider socioeconomic status of hospital patient populations in its calculation of penalties under the Hospital Readmissions Program Accuracy and Accountability Act

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The letter addresses the unintended consequences for essential hospitals of the current readmissions penalty methodology and asks federal agencies to work with Congress.

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Congress includes DSH delay in temporary SGR patch legislation.

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Letter from hospital CEOs underscores threat to vulnerable patients.

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The Office of Pharmacy Affairs issued policy guidance intended to clarify 340B program requirements for the GPO prohibition.

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Federal policy release intended to clarify 340B program group purchasing requirements.

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About America’s Essential Hospitals

America’s Essential Hospitals is the leading association and champion for hospitals and health systems dedicated to high-quality care for all, including the most vulnerable. Since 1981, America’s Essential Hospitals has initiated, advanced, and preserved programs and policies that help these hospitals ensure access to care. We support members with advocacy, policy development, research, and education.

America’s Essential Hospitals was formerly known as the National Association of Public Hospitals and Health Systems (NAPH). Carrying our mission since 1981 into today's health care era

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