The undersigned organizations share a commitment to advancing the health and economic security of older adults, people with disabilities, and their families. This letter expresses our strong support for the Beneficiary Enrollment Notification and Eligibility Simplification (BENES) Act (H.R. 2575).
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“With CBO’s estimate in hand, we can be certain the Senate bill is an exercise in cost-shifting, not cost saving – with devastating impacts for families, state taxpayers, employers, providers, payers, and the Medicare program. “The Senate must reject this bill and turn instead to serious, bipartisan efforts with input from stakeholders across the board that would […]
A statement by National Coalition on Health Care President and CEO John Rother on Friday’s bipartisan Governors’ letter to Senate leadership and recent developments in the Senate health care debate “On behalf of the more than 80 national provider, payer, and consumer organizations we represent, NCHC joins these Governors in their opposition to AHCA’s Medicaid […]
Letter organized by American Health Care Association to CMS urging that hospital outpatient care count toward the 3 day stay requirement for skilled nursing care
Today, the United States Congress is considering significant structural changes to the Medicaid program, including caps on the federal financial commitment to Medicaid commonly known as per capita caps or per capita allotments. This proposed change is advancing as part of the legislation aimed at repealing the Affordable Care Act. With attention and debate focused on repeal of the 2010 law, per capita caps’ impact on the 11 million Medicare beneficiaries who also receive Medicaid benefits has seen less attention and consideration than it otherwise might.