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Critical Access to Patient Care Will be Affected if Medicare Accelerated & Advance Payment Programs aren’t Adjusted NOW!

June 16, 2020 | Chip Kahn, FAH President and CEO

Category: FAH News, Financing, Medicare

Time is up! An important federal program that provided a vital financial lifeline to hospitals and health care providers, allowing them to provide access to critical patient care, could now have devastating effects.

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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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Hospital Letter Urges Federal Liability Protection for Frontline Providers

May 07, 2020 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: FAH News

A group of hospitals and health systems, including FAH, joined together today to send a letter to congressional leaders urging legislative action to protect those serving on the front lines of the pandemic from unwarranted legal action related to COVID-19.

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FAH Celebrates National Nurses Week 2020

May 06, 2020 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: FAH News

During National Nurses Week (May 6-12, 2020) we are proud to celebrate 2020: The Year of the Nurse by honoring the heroic service of nurses working countless hours every day to ensure the safety and security of their fellow Americans.

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