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The Future of Value-Based Payment – Time to Reexamine and Refocus Our Efforts.

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Founded in 1966, the Federation of American Hospitals (FAH), is the national representative of more than 1,000 investor-owned or managed community hospitals and health systems throughout the United States. 

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New Study: Inpatient Drug Prices Skyrocketing

Groundbreaking FAH, AHA report highlights effects that prescription costs have on patients and hospitals.

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FAH Leader Welcomes CMS Proposal on Bundled Payments

August 16, 2017 | Chip Kahn Category: Financing, Health Care Delivery

FAH President and CEO Chip Kahn issued the following statement after CMS proposed cancelling the mandatory Episode Payment Model (EPM) and reducing the number of hospitals required to participate in the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CJR) Payment Model: “FAH very much welcomes Secretary Price’s thoughtful efforts to reduce the regulatory burden on providers while at the same time advancing innovations in patient care delivery through voluntary demonstration programs under CMMI. Today’s proposed rule is an important step in the right direction, and we look forward to providing CMS with our comments.”

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FAH Leader Looks to the Future of Value-Based Payment in New Health Affairs Blog

August 11, 2017 | Chip Kahn Category:

Health Affairs published a new blog authored by FAH President and CEO Chip Kahn entitled “The Future of Value-Based Payment - Time to Reexamine and Refocus Our Efforts. It looks critically at current hospital payment programs and outlines the challenges that should be addressed to ensure the continued advancement of better and more efficient care across the health care delivery system.

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