Federal Advocacy Priorities              

Health care is undergoing significant national changes. Key issues on the Federal level will impact Florida's hospitals for years to come. FHA is advocating on behalf of Florida's hospitals as the following national issues are addressed:          

  • Deficit Reduction and the Debt Ceiling Debate

  • Implementation of the Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act (PPACA)     

  • Medicaid:
    • Medicaid Waiver Extension
    • Medicaid Disproportionate Share Hospital (DSH)

  • Medicare:
    • Graduate Medical Education (GME)
    • Geographic Variation
    • Physician Payment Fix