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PA Providers to Senators Toomey and Casey: Reject the BCRA

June 28, 2017

News Release: Although U.S. Senate leaders have postponed a vote on the Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA) until after the July 4 recess, Pennsylvania’s health care provider community continues its push to protect access to affordable, reliable health care coverage.

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Key Report Underscores Need for Continued Support to Fight Opioid Crisis

June 28, 2017

The Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council (PHC4) today released its Hospitalizations for Opioid Overdose – 2016 report. The report shows overdose trends for both heroin and pain medication. Trends include hospitalization rates, mortality rates, and payments, as well as geographic breakdowns.

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As Senate Delays Vote on BCRA, PA Hospital Community Urged to Email Senators Toomey & Casey to Help Protect Coverage for Pennsylvanians

June 27, 2017

Last week, the U.S. Senate released the Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017, its version of legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The proposal jeopardizes coverage, weakens Medicaid, and undermines critical protections.

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HAP Statement on CBO Score of “Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017”

June 26, 2017

News Release:  The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) today released its analysis of the U.S. Senate’s “Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017.” Andy Carter, president and CEO of The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania released the following statement. 

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CBO Releases Score for Better Care Reconciliation Act; 22 Million More Uninsured

June 26, 2017

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) and the staff of the Joint Committee on Taxation (JCT) released an analysis of the Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017, as developed by U.S. Senate Republican leaders. Under the plan, the uninsured would increase by 22 million over the next decade.

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Pennsylvania Hospitals Add 400 Jobs in May

June 23, 2017

The Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry reports that Pennsylvania hospitals employed 275,400 workers during May 2017. This preliminary May jobs number represents a 400 job increase over the April 2017 hospital jobs and nearly a three percent (3%) increase over the May 2016 hospital jobs (267,700).

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Telemedicine Legislation Introduced in Pennsylvania

June 22, 2017

Today, Senator Elder Vogel (R-Beaver) introduced a top priority for the hospital community, telemedicine legislation.

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HAP Statement on Release of Senate’s “Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017”

June 22, 2017

News Release:  The U.S. Senate today released the “Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017,” its version of legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Andy Carter, president and CEO of The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP) released the following statement.

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Coverage is Critical in Fighting Opioid Epidemic

June 21, 2017

The impact of the American Health Care Act (AHCA)—legislation would partially repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA)—on progress in addressing the opioid epidemic remains a key issue as Republican leadership in the U.S. Senate drive for a vote before the July 4 district work period.

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HAP’s Andy Carter to Serve on Center for Organ Recovery & Education Board of Directors

June 21, 2017

Andy Carter, HAP president and CEO, was recently nominated to serve as a volunteer on the Center for Organ Recovery & Education (CORE) Board of Directors.

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HAP and Pennsylvania Children’s Hospitals Stress Concerns with AHCA and Impact on Children

June 21, 2017

In a letter to U.S. Senators Bob Casey (D-PA) and Pat Toomey (R-PA), HAP and six children’s hospitals serving Pennsylvania stressed serious concerns for the potential loss of health care coverage for 1.1 million Pennsylvanians if the American Health Care Act (AHCA) is enacted into law, and pointed to particular impacts on children.

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Mercy Health System of Southeastern PA President and CEO Receives Grassroots Champion Award

June 21, 2017

News Release: The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP) yesterday recognized Susan Croushore, president and CEO of Mercy Health System of Southeastern Pennsylvania, as the 2017 Pennsylvania Grassroots Champion Award Recipient.

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PA House Approves Two Health Care-Related Bills

June 20, 2017

Today, the Pennsylvania House of Representatives considered two pieces of legislation addressing the safety of health care practitioners and a measure to help curb the opioid crisis.

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New Report Analyzes Possible State Response to Proposed Medicaid Changes

June 20, 2017

A new report by the Urban Institute considers three scenarios states may pursue if the Medicaid financing policies included in the American Health Care Act (AHCA) are enacted. 

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Pennsylvania Hospitals are Working to Reduce “Super-Utilizers” in the Commonwealth; New PHC4 Research Brief Released Today

June 20, 2017

Today the Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council (PHC4) released its research brief for super-utilizers of inpatient care services.

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