On Wednesday morning, NCHC sent a letter to all senators urging their opposition to forthcoming skinny repeal proposals, related amendments, and final passage of HR 1628.
“With CBO’s estimate in hand, we can be certain the Senate bill is an exercise in cost-shifting, not cost saving – with devastating impacts for families, state taxpayers, employers, providers, payers, and the Medicare program. “The Senate must reject this bill and turn instead to serious, bipartisan efforts with input from stakeholders across the board that would […]
A statement by National Coalition on Health Care President and CEO John Rother on Friday’s bipartisan Governors’ letter to Senate leadership and recent developments in the Senate health care debate “On behalf of the more than 80 national provider, payer, and consumer organizations we represent, NCHC joins these Governors in their opposition to AHCA’s Medicaid […]
WASHINGTON, DC – Medicaid per capita cap legislation threatens state initiatives to improve care integration and to keep more seniors and disabled Americans in their homes, according to an issue brief released today by the National Coalition on Health Care entitled “Medicare at Risk? Exploring the Implications of Medicaid Per Capita Caps for Medicare and Its Beneficiaries.” “By squeezing […]
Statement by John Rother, President & CEO of National Coalition on Health Care “People with multiple chronic conditions account for the majority of health spending, and their care is too fragmented and costly. This legislation is a promising beginning of the effort to address the problem, but certainly not the end. “NCHC applauds the Committee, its Members, […]