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American Hospital Association Issues Statement on Public Charge Rule

Aug 13, 2019 - Targeted News Service

The American Hospital Association issued the following statement by President and CEO Rick Pollack on the public charge rule:

"America's hospitals and health systems work every day to provide care for those who need it and ensure patients are able to access programs that provide critical services. This rule is a step in the wrong direction when it comes to fairness with regard to the treatment of legal immigrants seeking a pathway to citizenship. And, it creates barriers to appropriately c...