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Affordable Care Act (ACA)

On February 16, a policy brief by House Republicans on how they would repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was leaked in Washington. Learn more about what was included.

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Affordable Care Act (ACA)

Today's reports of a draft policy brief describing how House Republicans would replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) raise significant concerns about whether the plan could protect the health of low-income and other struggling Americans.

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Affordable Care Act (ACA)

Former Rep. Tom Price was confirmed as secretary of HHS; the Senate Committee on Finance will consider the nomination of Seema Verma as CMS administrator.

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Affordable Care Act (ACA)

If Congress fails to replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) with a comparable plan, coverage losses and scheduled cuts to hospital funding would total up to $40.5 billion nationally for hospitals that fill a safety-net role, a new analysis shows.

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Affordable Care Act (ACA)

A House subcommittee marked up two bills focused on income eligibility for Medicaid. The association weighed in on a hearing about the individual mandate.

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Affordable Care Act (ACA)

The Feb. 7 letter offers recommendations on proposed executive orders, regulations, and legislation that could affect essential hospitals, patients.

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Affordable Care Act (ACA)

No agreements have been reached about a repeal/replacement plan for the ACA and it appears Republicans in both chambers are far from making final decisions.

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Affordable Care Act (ACA)

Attendees will hear about the current status of health care legislation, including efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.

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Affordable Care Act (ACA)

The second confirmation hearing was held for Rep. Price as HHS secretary and a House subcommittee held a hearing on the individual mandate's effectiveness.

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Affordable Care Act (ACA)

A memo instructs all executive departments and agencies to temporarily halt pending regulations until incoming department or agency heads can review them.

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Affordable Care Act (ACA)

With House and Senate passage of budget resolutions, efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act now move to committees and toward a Jan. 27 deadline for repeal legislation.

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Affordable Care Act (ACA)

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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Affordable Care Act (ACA)

Debate and amendment votes in the Senate are expected though the weekend. The Senate measure then will go to the House for consideration.

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Affordable Care Act (ACA)

Hawaii is the first state to receive approval for a Section 1332 waiver, and will be allowed to close its Small Business Health Options Program for five years.

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Affordable Care Act (ACA)

Essential hospitals can expect the new Congress' Republican leaders to follow through quickly with their pledge to repeal the Affordable Care Act.

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Affordable Care Act (ACA)

The association is urging policymakers to pair any repeal of the Affordable Care Act with simultaneous passage of a comprehensive replacement.

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Affordable Care Act (ACA)

Essential hospitals should be equipped with key information to understand this procedural tool that likely will be used early next year to begin the process of dismantling the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

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America's Essential Hospitals is taking part in the Provider and Hospital Week of Action to promote open enrollment for insurance marketplaces under the ACA.

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The notice contains state-specific FMAPs, used to determine the amount of federal matching funds for state Medicaid programs; and enhanced FMAPs, used to calculate federal funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program.

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The impending full control of government by Republicans is expected to kick start discussions about repealing the Affordable Care Act and passing entitlement reform.

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CMS will use social video platform Twitch, improve the HealthCare.gov mobile interface, and use #HealthyAdulting to encourage young adults to sign up.

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While details are still being finalized, a continuing resolution to fund the government through early December likely will include funding to combat Zika.

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HRSA is proposing that a decision-making body within the Department of Health and Human Services be responsible for reviewing claims and resolving deputes.

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Mike King, a reporter for nearly 40 years, profiles three members of America’s Essential Hospitals — Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta, Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas, the John H. Stroger Hospital of Cook County in Chicago — and other public hospitals across the country.

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Affordable Care Act (ACA)

With support from Kaiser Permanente and East Bay Community Foundation, America's Essential Hospitals collaborates with NACHC and GW to help providers navigate and adapt to the systemwide policy changes and accountability standards mandated by the ACA.

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The new BMC study underscores “the importance of continued support for safety-net and minority-serving hospitals as national reform unfolds."

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By forming strategic partnerships and using social media, CMS aims to “reach young adults where they are” to facilitate engagement during open enrollment.

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The plan would convert Medicaid to a program managed entirely by states through block grants or per-capita allotments from the federal government.

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Latest member profile from America's Essential Hospitals shows that, despite ACA coverage expansion, uncompensated costs remained high in 2014 at hospitals with many low-income and other vulnerable patients.

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New report from America's Essential Hospitals on the association's membership details average operating margin, patient health care coverage, physician training, inpatient and outpatient visits, and other key data.

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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

Learn more about the name change »