fah hospital policy blog

Perspectives on health policy affecting America’s hospitals and the patients we serve.

Coronavirus FAQs: What are elective surgeries, who receives the Provider Relief Fund and more!

May 22, 2020 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: General, Health Care Delivery

With countless new guidelines from Congress and the Trump administration in response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, it can be challenging to cipher through the meaning of complicated legislation and regulations.

But words matter.

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Response to COVID-19 Requires Health Security as Well as Income Security

May 19, 2020 | Chip Kahn

Category: Affordable Care Act, Insurance

To understand the true effect of the fallout of the current COVID-19 crisis, just read recent headlines. One of the latest jobs reports has been described as “unthinkable” and the road to economic recovery characterized as “long and painful.”

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FAH Reacts to Introduction of the HEROES Act in the House

May 12, 2020 | Chip Kahn

Category: Legislation

FAH President and CEO Chip Kahn released the following statement after the release of the Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions (HEROES) Act.

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Hospital Week 2020: Honoring Our Health Care Heroes – from a Safe Social Distance

May 11, 2020 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: FAH News, General

This year’s National Hospital Week feels different. As caregivers fight to defeat COVID-19, the gratitude and appreciation we have for hospitals on the front lines has reached new heights.

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