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HAP is working to move legislation to protect health care workers, increase access to care, ensure payor reimbursement for telemedicine services, and protect essential hospital funding streams for patients.

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HAP is working to safeguard resources that help hospitals serve vulnerable communities and continue efforts to find consensus on policy that protects patients from unanticipated medical bills without government interference in private negotiations between providers and health plans.

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