fah hospital policy blog

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

Public Charge Rule Could Have Chilling Effect on Access to Care

August 12, 2019 | Chip Kahn

Category: Insurance, Medicaid

Hospitals are concerned that today’s decision will put the health of millions at risk by creating a chilling effect on enrollment for vital health safety net programs.

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REPORT: A Medicare Public Option Puts Majority of Rural Hospitals at Risk

August 07, 2019 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Research, Rural

What would a Medicare public option do to rural hospitals? A new study released today says more than half could be at high risk of closure if a Medicare public option becomes a reality.

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In the News – FAH’s Study on Modernizing the HCAHPS Patient Experience Survey

August 02, 2019 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Quality

Last week, FAH and four major hospital associations rolled out a study on modernizing the HCAHPS patient experience survey.

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Joint Statement from National Hospitals Associations on Proposed CY 2020 OPPS Rule

July 30, 2019 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Transparency

​“Hospitals and health systems want to ensure that patients have access to information they need to choose their health care, including their out-of-pocket obligations.”

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