Advocacy News

Letter to California Congressional Delegation

Attached is a letter the DHLF sent on February 1 to the California Congressional Delegation outlining California’s district and municipal hospitals’ concerns with efforts in DC to repeal the Affordable Care Act. On behalf of the patients served by these hospitals the top priority is protecting Medicaid expansion. California stands to lose an estimated $15 billion

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HOPD Letter

Attached is a letter from the California District Hospital Leadership Forum on the hospital outpatient department pending proposed rule being developed by CMS. HOPD Letter CA District Hospitals  

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March 2016 DC Advocacy Trip

Several members of the DHLF traveled to Washington, D.C. for advocacy on federal issues of importance to California’s district/municipal hospitals on March 22 and 23.  The issues and some background information are outlined in the attached documents which were used in meetings with members of the California Congressional Delegation.    Specifically, the meetings were used to

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State Legislative Day-2016

At the conclusion of our May 17, 2016 DHLF Board meeting, members will adjourn to the state Capitol to meet with Assembly Members and state Senators.   Your participation in this trip is important as it keeps the DHLF and issues of importance to California’s district/municipal public hospitals on the minds of your elected state representatives. 

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Federal Advocacy Days, Spring 2016

We are planning a spring DHLF DC Advocacy Trip in March.  The plan is to travel on Monday, March 21 with congressional meetings on March 22 and 23.  The return to California could be planned for Wednesday, March 23 in the evening (after 5) or later.   While the focus could change slightly based on activities

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