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America's Essential Hospitals urges all association members to contact their House delegations today and ask them to cosponsor H.R. 4392, a bill that would place a permanent moratorium on a new Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services cut to 340B hospitals.

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Senate legislation does not include a delay of Medicaid disproportionate share hospital cuts. Contact your senators today and insist they take immediate action on legislation that is consistent with the House package and includes at least a two-year delay of disproportionate share hospital cuts.

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A push is underway on Capitol Hill to delay Medicaid disproportionate share hospital cuts and withdraw proposed 340B policy. Please urge your member of Congress to sign both letters.

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Unless another delay is secured, Medicaid disproportionate share hospital payments will be cut by $2 billion beginning in fiscal year 2018, escalating to $8 billion by 2024.

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Medicaid disproportionate share hospital payment cuts cannot be justified. America's Essential Hospitals urges member CEOs to sign a letter asking Congress for a delay.

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The Senate rejected the Health Care Freedom Act, the “skinny” bill to repeal key provisions of the Affordable Care Act, by a 51-49 margin.

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The Senate voted 51-50 to move to debate on the American Health Care Act; we urge all hospitals to continue to weigh in with their Senate offices this week.

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A vote to consider Affordable Care Act repeal legislation is expected July 25; call your senators and urge them to reject the latest repeal plan.

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We oppose a repeal-and-delay plan, which would leave health coverage for more than 20 million people in limbo and destabilize the individual market.

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We encourage members to take this new opportunity to weigh in with your senators and remind them that the changes to the BCRA are wholly insufficient.

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As senators return home through July 9, our members have an ideal opportunity to contact them and urge them to oppose the Better Care Reconciliation Act.

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CBO found the bill would lead to 22 million fewer insured and cut more than $772 billion from Medicaid over 10 years; Republican leaders will delay vote until after July Fourth recess.

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We urge hospitals with Republican senators to use this time to apply pressure; this might be your last chance to influence the outcome of this vote.

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The Congressional Budget Office found the American Health Care Act leaves 23 million more uninsured than current law and cuts $800 billion from Medicaid.

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The association calls on the Senate to reject the legislation and to work with all stakeholders to improve health care access for all Americans.

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Following an amendment that won the support of two Republican hold-outs on the AHCA, House GOP leaders could move to a full floor vote today. It is imperative that you weigh in now with your House delegation and urge your members of Congress to vote against this bill.

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Please contact your House members today to emphasize the harmful consequences for your patients, community, and hospital if the AHCA becomes law.

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Your members of Congress are back in their home districts through April 24, giving you an ideal opportunity to make your views known.

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This legislation is moving with unusual speed and could reach the Senate floor as early as next week if it wins House approval Thursday.

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According to reports, draft House reconciliation legislation would cut Medicaid disproportionate share hospital payments starting Oct. 1 and impose per-capita caps on Medicaid funding, resulting in devastating losses for essential hospitals.

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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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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.