fah hospital policy blog

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

FAH Leader Congratulates New Health Subcommittee Chair

January 10, 2018 | Chip Kahn

Category: FAH News, Media

Congratulations to Rep. Peter Roskam on his selection as Chairman of the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health. Chairman Roskam is a thoughtful, pragmatic legislator, with a proven understanding of health care. FAH looks forward to his leadership and is ready to work with him in his new role.

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FAH Encourages Senate Confirmation of HHS Secretary Nominee

January 08, 2018 | Chip Kahn

Category: FAH News, Hearings, Media

This week Members of the Finance Committee will learn what many of us already know – Alex Azar is uniquely suited to serve as HHS Secretary and ready to confront the health care challenges and opportunities facing this nation’s patients, families and caregivers.

Mr. Azar’s years of experience in both the private and public sectors equips him well to effectively lead this complex agency.

We encourage the US Senate to confirm Mr. Azar quickly. We look forward to working with him on further improving American health care delivery and financing.

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Passing the Gavel: Wayne Smith Succeeds Milton Johnson as FAH Chair

January 04, 2018 | Chip Kahn

Category: FAH News, General

This week, Wayne Smith, Chairman and CEO of Community Health Systems (CHS), assumed the position Chairman of the Board of the Federation of American Hospitals.

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Federation Members Honored as Heroes by Modern Healthcare

December 21, 2017 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: FAH News, General

Modern Healthcare’s most recent edition recognized health care workers who answered the call to serve during unprecedented disasters and tragedies in 2017 – including those who work at several FAH affiliated hospitals.

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