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Frederick Isasi’s Testimony on High Drug Prices to the House Energy and Commerce Committee

In this testimony before the U.S. House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee on May 21, 2019, Frederick Isasi, Executive Director of Families USA, breaks down the problem with high drug ...

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Families USA Comments on the Flores Resettlement Agreement

On September 7, the Trump administration took another step toward eliminating basic protections for immigrant children and their families who enter the U.S. without documentation—including those leg...

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Open Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) for Medicare Advantage, Medicaid, Children Health Insurance Program, Qualified Health Plan Issuers in Federal Facilitated Exchanges and Enrollee and Beneficiary Resources Regarding Privacy and Security

Families USA recently commented on a proposed CMS regulation aimed at promoting the interoperability of health information technology (health IT). We support the Administration’s efforts to uti...

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Families USA’s Comments on Pending Healthy Indiana Plan 1115 Workforce Bridge Account Amendment

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 Progr...

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Families USA’s Letter to Capitol Hill on Support for Surprise Billing Legislation

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 legisla...

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Comments on Trump Administration Proposed Section 1557 Rules: Nondiscrimination in Health and Health Education Programs or Activities

The Trump administration’s proposed rules on Section 1557 will harm families with limited-English proficiency, adults and children with disabilities, and people subject to many forms of discriminati...

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Testimony Before the House Oversight and Reform Committee on Texas v. United States

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 nati...

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Families USA State Comment Letter on Utah Per Capita Cap 1115 Application

Families USA submitted this letter in response to Utah’s request for comments on its application for a new Section 1115 Medicaid waiver seeking a “per capita cap” – or a limit on federal s...

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Talking Points: CBO’s Score of The American Health Care Act

The non-partisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has confirmed what we already know: The American Health Care Act (AHCA) would wreak havoc on the health care system. The bill would increase costs ...

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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 familie...

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