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January 22, 2020

Health Care Remains a Top Priority Among Americans

A recent Gallop poll of American adults indicates that health care remains a top-of-mind issue among Americans and will, once again, be a consideration in the upcoming Presidential election. 

January 17, 2020

HAP Calls for Certainty, Urges Supreme Court to Review ACA Case

In a “friend of the court” brief, HAP joined state hospital associations from around the country in urging the Supreme Court to provide “prompt and final resolution” of questions raised by the appeals court decision that held the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) individual mandate unconstitutional.

January 14, 2020

Duplicative State False Claims Act Could be Counterproductive to Patients, Hospitals

On Monday, the Pennsylvania Attorney General was joined by legislators to outline measures which they believe will curb fraud within Pennsylvania’s Medical Assistance program, Medicaid. While a package of legislation was proposed, the focus of Monday’s announcement was legislation implementing a State False Claims Act in addition to the existing Federal False Claims Act. HAP believes the current federal law is effective and implementing a state false claims is duplicative, unnecessary, and, in some cases, harmful to patient access to care.

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