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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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America's Essential Hospitals says the Congressional Budget Office analysis of coverage losses under the American Health Care Act underscores the urgent need for Congress to rethink its strategy on repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act.

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Communities rely on essential hospitals for trauma and other lifesaving care, physician training, emergency response, and other vital services. Essential hospitals, in turn, rely on policymakers for support to keep these services available to all. Learn more about this careful balance.

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Proposed Medicaid managed care regulations effectively would end supplemental payments that have been in effect for at least a generation to many essential hospitals.

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Fourth cycle of grants through the Connecting Kids to Coverage program supports work to link eligible children with Medicaid, CHIP coverage; proposals due Jan. 20, 2016.

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Participants learned about HRSA's guidance on the 340B Drug Pricing Program and how it will affect their hospital.

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CBO also found that if a full ACA repeal took effect on Jan. 1, 2016, the federal deficit would increase by $137 billion between 2016 and 2025.

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Learn more about association and member efforts to defend the 340B Drug Pricing Program

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Association filed Jan. 28 amicus brief in Supreme Court case supporting insurance subsidies through federally facilitated health insurance marketplace.

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What are we doing to demonstrate support for ACA insurance coverage subsidies? We filed and amicas brief for King v. Burwell affirming the position. Here's what we said and why.

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Agency reverts to position recommended by America's Essential Hospitals to define uninsured status at the service level for purposes of calculating DSH payments; sets Dec. 31 as start of new policy

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CMS returns to a pre-2008 definition of uninsured that includes whether a patient is covered for a particular service, among other changes.

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The survey aims to capture the impact of ACA coverage expansion and add to association advocacy efforts with timely information on members' uncompensated care.

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Memorial Healthcare System's Health Intervention with Targeted Services Program used targeted education, preventive care, and eligibility assistance to enroll uninsured and underinsured patients, reduce uncompensated care costs, and increase revenue.

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Through interviews and images, new book and documentary chronicle 33-year history of America's Essential Hospitals and its transition from National Association of Public Hospitals and Health Systems.

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Government relations staff will share their experiences with Medicaid expansion, including challenges and best practices

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CBO estimated 2016 marketplace premiums will be 15 percent less than they were estimated to be in 2009. This should mean the ACA will cost $104 billion less to the federal government over the next decade than previously projected.

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Christine Capito Burch awards, named for association's former executive director, recognize congressional staff who have demonstrated health care expertise and a commitment to vulnerable patients and essential hospitals.

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Awards by America's Essential Hospitals recognize congressional lawmakers who have worked or trained in member institutions and demonstrate leadership on Capitol Hill for vulnerable patients and essential hospitals.

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CMS has developed several resources to help hospitals implement presumptive eligibility, including model agreements between the state and hospitals, a model training template for states, a model application for hospitals, and FAQs.

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The final rule establishes procedures for enrollment and certification. CMS also released its final methodology for determining federal payments to states establishing a BHP program in 2015.

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Recently, a prominent Member of Congress announced that he would forgo health insurance coverage. While he does so in an effort to protect individual liberty, the ultimate cost of choosing to go insured is borne by the rest of us - taxpayers and the insured alike.

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Government relations experts from essential hospitals shared strategies they have used to move their state toward Medicaid expansion

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Nearly 3.3 million people have selected plans through the marketplaces since they opened Oct. 1, 2013. This number represents 45 percent of the 7.3 million people who were eligible to enroll in a marketplace plan. In addition, 3.2 million people who submitted applications through the marketplaces were determined to be eligible for Medicaid or the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP).

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A Jan.23 Gallup survey found that the percentage of uninsured adults nationally dropped 1.2 percentage points in January, from 17.3 percent in December to 16.1 percent in January. Gallup said the percentage of uninsured adults for January is “slightly lower than what Gallup has measured in any month since December 2012.”

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Calls action "important step toward protecting access to vital health care and community services for millions"

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Millions of vulnerable patients "in a terrible bind" with no access to expanded coverage, billions less in funding for their care

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America’s Essential Hospitals submitted comments Nov. 25 on the Basic Health Program proposed rule.

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HHS encouraged issuers to reject premium payments from third parties

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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.