Federal Issues

Ensuring appropriate Medicare reimbursement
  • Click for fact sheet on inequitable Wage Index formula
  • Click for AlaHA comment letter supporting Medicare payment adjustment for socioeconomic factors.
Information on federal Medicare and Medicaid audits
  • View American Hospital Association Issue Brief – Reforming RAC
  • Read more about Recovery Audit Contractors
 Health Reform Resources
  • Enroll America – website with lots of tools to help hospitals and others enroll individuals in the health insurance marketplace
  • Kaiser Family Foundation – website features a number of updates and studies on the implementation and impact of the Affordable Care Act
  • Health insurance marketplace – federal government’s website for the national health care exchange
Federal statutes and regulations