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Families USA’s Letter of support for the Lower Health Care Costs Act

On December 11, Families USA sent this letter to Capitol Hill supporting the surprise billing compromise reached in the Lower Health Care Costs Act. This bipartisan, bicameral legislation includes cri...

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Joint Letter: Consumer Advocacy Organizations Urge Senate to Consider Medicare Dental Coverage Following the Passage of H.R. 3

Families USA is thrilled to see Medicare oral health coverage included in the reforms passed by the House in H.R. 3, the Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act. The bill provides for coverage of ...

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Federal Comment Letter on Utah “Fallback Plan” 1115 Amendment

Families USA submitted this letter in response to CMS’s request for comments on Utah’s proposal to amend its section 1115 waiver to expand Medicaid eligibility to cover individuals up to 138% of t...

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State Comment Letter on Nebraska “Heritage Health Adult Expansion” 1115 Waiver

Families USA submitted this letter in response to Nebraska’s request for comments on its proposed application for a section 1115 waiver to create a two-tiered benefit package and add reporting requi...

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Families USA State Comment Letter on Utah “Fallback Plan” 1115 Amendment

Families USA submitted this letter in response to Utah’s request for comments on its proposed application to amend its section 1115 waiver to expand Medicaid eligibility to cover individuals up to 1...

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Oral Health Progress and Equity Network Letter of Condolence to the Staff of Rep. Elijah Cummings

In this letter, the Oral Health Progress and Equity Network (OPEN) wishes to express our sincere condolences to the staff of the Honorable Elijah Cummings on the loss of the beloved Congressman. Congr...

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Families USA State Comment Letter on Tennessee Block Grant 1115 Amendment

Families USA submitted this letter in response to Tennessee’s request for comments on its proposed application to amend its section 1115 Medicaid waiver to add a block grant and additional flexibili...

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Joint Letter: Consumer Advocacy Organizations Support Including Medicare Oral Health Coverage, H.R. 4650, in H.R. 3 Package

Families USA is encouraged to see Medicare oral health coverage being considered as one of the reforms that could come with H.R. 3, the Lower Drug Costs Now Act. We are gratified to see the introducti...

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Consumers First Comments on Proposed Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment Systems (OPPS) Rule

The Consumers First steering committee submitted these comments on CMS’s Proposed Changes to Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment Systems (OPPS) rule. The policy changes reflected in this comment...

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Consumers First Comments on Proposed Physician Fee Schedule Rule

The policy changes reflected in this comment letter represent an important step toward realigning the fundamental economic incentives in the health care system to truly meet the needs of all families,...

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