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Families USA Comments on Proposed Medicare Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) Regulation for Calendar Year 2025

Families USA submitted comments on the proposed Medicare Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) regulation for Calendar Year 2025. Medicare payment policy establishes a standard often...

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Families USA Statement for the Record for Hearing on the Transition To Value-Based Care

Families USA has submitted the statement for the record for the E&C Health Subcommittee hearing “Checking-In on CMMI: Assessing the Transition to Value-Based Care.” Our statement for the re...

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Cracking the Code on Surprise Medical Bills Pt 2: NSA Under Threat

Medical debt shouldn't ruin lives, but unfortunately, it's still a big issue in the U.S. Before 2021, one of the nastiest surprises people could face was getting slammed with unexpected medical bills ...

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Breaking Barriers in Health Equity: The Vital Need for Increased Representation in Health Care Professions

The United States has become increasingly more diverse over time, with individuals who identify as persons of color; Black, Latino, and Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) making up 43.6% of th...

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Consumers, Workers, Employers, and Providers Urge Senate to Hold Hearing on Health Care Affordability

Families USA led nearly 50 partners in a letter calling on the Senate Finance Committee to hold an immediate hearing on the nation’s health care affordability crisis and the ways in which big health...

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Families USA Comment on Tri-Agency Consolidation Request for Information

Families USA appreciates the opportunity to respond to the Request for Information (RFI) on Consolidation in Health Care Markets. Central to Families USA’s mission is a commitment to guaranteeing th...

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Families USA responds to CMS Request for Information on Medicare Advantage Data

Families USA submitted comments on the Medicare Program; Request for Information on Medicare Advantage Data (i.e., 2024 Medicare Advantage Data RFI). As Medicare Advantage (MA) plans now provide he...

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The Importance of Premium Tax Credits: Affording Health Insurance Coast to Coast

Currently, nearly 20 million people across the United States get help paying for their health coverage through premium tax credits (also known as advance premium tax credits, or APTCs), which they can...

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Protecting Your Coverage and Care: Cracking Down on Scam Health Insurance Plans

The Biden administration is taking huge strides to protect individuals and families in the U.S. by cracking down on insurance providers and brokers that purport to offer “affordable” coverage opti...

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Testimony of Sophia Tripoli Before the House Budget Committee On “Breaking Up Health Care Monopolies: Examining the Budgetary Effects of Health Care Consolidation”

Chairman Arrington, Ranking Member Boyle, members of the Committee, thank you for the opportunity to testify at this critical hearing focused on the budgetary effects of health care consolidation and ...

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