fah hospital policy blog

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

FAH Responds to Request for Information on the Electronic Health Record (EHR) Reporting Program

October 17, 2018 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: HIT

The FAH submitted comments to the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) in response to the Request for Information on the Electronic Health Record (EHR) Reporting Program. The FAH expressed appreciate for the agency’s efforts to improve interoperability and offered suggestions for ONC’s implementation of the EHR Reporting Program, including revising the focus of the Program and improving the Certified Health IT Products List (CHPL) website.

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FAH Comments on MSSP, ACO Pathways to Success Proposed Rule

October 17, 2018 | FAH Policy Blog team

Category: Financing, Medicare

FAH submitted comments Tuesday to CMS’ Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP); Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) ― Pathways to Success Proposed Rule.

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FAH Launches New Podcast – Hospitals In Focus with Chip Kahn

October 11, 2018 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: FAH News, Media

​Chip Kahn, President and CEO of the Federation of American Hospitals brings more than 40 years of experience in the health care field to his new podcast, Hospitals In Focus with Chip Kahn. The podcast shines a light on what’s happening in community hospitals across the country as he explores the latest in advancements in patient care with our nation’s leading health experts.

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Bill Carpenter Receives FAH’s Mike Bromberg Lifetime Achievement Award

October 09, 2018 | Chip Kahn

Category: FAH News, Quality, Rural

The Federation of American Hospitals was honored to give its Mike Bromberg Lifetime Achievement Award to LifePoint Health’s Bill Carpenter Tuesday morning.

Health care and the very lives of millions of rural Americans have been improved by Bill’s leadership and vision.

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