On September 13, Families USA was joined by twenty other national Medicaid stakeholder organizations in a comment letter to the administration on their proposal to rescind the Obama era regulation to ensure providers are paid sufficiently under Medicaid, the “Medicaid Access Monitoring Rule.”
Families USA submitted the attached comments on Utah's request to receive an enhanced 90-10 federal match for its partial expansion of Medicaid for adults up to 100 percent of the federal poverty level (FPL) and to set a "per capita cap" that limits the amount of federal funding available to the state depending on the number of enrollees in the waiver.
Families USA submitted this comment letter in response to CMS's request for comment on Indiana's application for a new Section 1115 Medicaid waiver amending its existing waiver, Healthy Indiana Program (HIP).
On August 13, Families USA sent this letter to Capitol Hill offering support for legislation to end “surprise billing,” along with specific recommendations for lawmakers as they consider legislation this fall.
Comments on Trump Administration Proposed Section 1557 Rules: Nondiscrimination in Health and Health Education Programs or Activities
Families USA submitted comments to urge HHS to withdraw the Trump administration’s proposed rule to undermine nondiscrimination protections under Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act.
Families USA's Letter to Senators Grassley and Wyden on The Prescription Drug Pricing Reduction Act 2019
On Tuesday, July 23, 2019, the Senate Finance Committee announced the Prescription Drug Pricing Reduction Act of 2019, groundbreaking bipartisan legislation to improve the lives of millions of families in our country.
On July 15, Families USA sent this letter to Capitol Hill in support of H.R. 748, the Middle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2019, which will be considered by the full House of Representatives on July 17.
Families USA and 17 other consumer groups sent a letter to the House of Representatives urging passage of surprise bill legislation that fully protects consumers while preventing inflation in health care costs.
In this July 10, 2019 testimony before the House Committee on Oversight and Reform, Frederick Isasi, Executive Director at Families USA, discusses the disastrous effects on families across this nation if federal judges choose to strike down the Affordable Care Act in the Texas v. United States lawsuit.