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AHA Lauds Bill for Patient Access to Rural Emergency Hospitals

May 19, 2017 - Bipartisan legislation to improve patient access to rural emergency hospitals has been introduced to Congress, according to multiple sources. The Rural Emergency Acute Care Hospital (REACH) Act would create a new rural emergency hospital classification under Medicare. The new classification would allow critical access hospitals and prospective payment system hospitals with 50 or fewer beds...


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Bill Urges More Patient Access to Physician-Owned Hospitals

by Sara Heath

Oklahoma Senator James Lankford introduced a Senate bill to repeal Affordable Care Act (ACA) bans on new construction of physician-owned hospitals (POHs). Bill supporters say the bans currently limit patient healthcare access. The Patient Access...

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