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Category Archives: fah-news

FAH Leader Comments on House Passage of Major Health Legislation

May 16, 2019 | Chip Kahn

Category: FAH News

Congress is moving in the right direction with legislation focused on assuring Americans affordable, comprehensive health coverage through the exchanges.

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FAH Member Facilities Named in Top 100 Hospitals of 2019

March 20, 2019 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: FAH News

IBM Watson Health published its 100 Top Hospitals annual study earlier this month and 21 FAH member facilities made the prestigious list.

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Joint Statement from FAH & AHA: Hospitals Seek Common Sense Solutions to Surprise Bills

March 18, 2019 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: FAH News

FAH President and CEO Chip Kahn and AHA President and CEO Rick Pollack issued the following joint statement reacting to a letter from insurer and business groups on surprise bills:

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FAH Leader Reacts to White House's FY2020 Budget

March 11, 2019 | Chip Kahn

Category: FAH News, Financing, Medicare

The new White House budget imposes arbitrary and blunt Medicare cuts to hospitals who care for the nation’s most vulnerable. The impact on care for seniors would be devastating. Not to mention that massive reductions would drastically reduce resources critical to care for low-income Americans and cripple efforts to stave off the looming physician shortage.

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