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April 26, 2017
News Release: The Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council (PHC4) today made public its financial analysis report for fiscal year (FY) 2016. The PHC4 report highlights the complexities of Pennsylvania’s health care landscape.
April 18, 2017
News Release: The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania’s (HAP) President and CEO Andy Carter today joined providers, advocates, and lawmakers from across the commonwealth to praise the introduction of legislation to codify Pennsylvania Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) as an option for patients and their families.
April 04, 2017
News Release: Effective April 3, Rachel Moore began her role as director, media relations, at The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP).
March 29, 2017
News Release: The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP) President and CEO Andy Carter issued a statement about the importance of stable, predictable Medicare payments to help address the unique financial challenges faced by Pennsylvania’s rural hospitals.
March 24, 2017
News Release: A statement issued today by Andy Carter, President and CEO of The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania, about the U.S. House's action surrounding the American Health Care Act gives hope that lawmakers will step back and take a more thoughtful and balanced look at modifications to the Affordable Care Act.
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