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Families USA Responds to Congressional Request for Information on the Public Option

Families USA supports public option policies, and we believe they offer tremendous potential to achieve these important goals. With careful policy design, a public option could be especially valuable ...

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Comments on the Improving Health Insurance Markets for 2022 and Beyond Proposed Rule

In this comment letter, we respond to the Biden administration's proposed rule governing important aspects of the health insurance Marketplaces. First, we provide feedback on the proposed payment para...

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Medicare Oral Health Coalition Letter of Support: Medicare Dental, Hearing, and Vision Benefit Act of 2021

On behalf of the Medicare Oral Health Coalition – which includes leading organizations representing oral health, health care consumers, older adults, people with disabilities, patients, providers, i...

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Letter sent to Senate and House leadership signed by key stakeholders urging them to act now to address the high cost of prescription drugs

Families USA, the AFL-CIO, AFSCME, and Purchaser Business Group on Health led a letter signed by key stakeholders representing labor, consumers, employers, and others to Senate and House leadership on...

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Response to Biden Administration Request for Information: Methods and Leading Practices for Advancing Equity and Support for Underserved Communities Through Government

The Federal Office of Management and Budget requested detailed recommendations for federal policy regarding racial and social justice. Families USA and several partners on the Health Equity Task Force...

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Consumers First Comment Letter to CMS on FY2022 Inpatient Hospital Payment Rule on Equity and Price Transparency

Consumers First and supporting partners submitted a detailed comment letter to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation on its FY 2022 Inpatient Prospective Payment System proposed rule. This ...

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Consumers First Letter of Support to Senate Judiciary Committee on Hospital Consolidation Hearing

On May 19, 2021, The Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Competition Policy, Antitrust, and Consumer Rights held a hearing on the impact of hospital consolidation on the cost and quality of American heal...

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TESTIMONY BEFORE THE HOUSE EDUCATION AND LABOR COMMITTEE ON “Lower Drug Costs Now: Expanding Access to Affordable Health Care”

In this May 5, 2021 testimony before the House Committee on Education and Labor, Subcommittee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, Frederick Isasi, Executive Director at Families USA, discusses ...

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Next Package Should Include Medicare Oral Health Coverage: Response to American Families Plan from the Medicare Oral Health Coalition

In his first address to a joint session of Congress, President Biden affirmed his commitment to expand access to health coverage and improve Medicare benefits. These are critical steps toward creating...

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Nearly 200 Organizations Send Core Values to Prioritize in Next Relief Package to the Administration and Congressional Leadership

In a letter co-led by American Federations of Teachers, Community Catalyst, Families USA, National Partnership for Women & Families, and Protect Our Care, nearly 200 organizations urge the Biden A...

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