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

Category Archives: financing

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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FAH Outlines CARES Act Funding Principles in Letter to HHS

April 01, 2020 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Financing, Legislation

FAH recently sent a letter to HHS Secretary Alex Azar commending the department on its expeditious efforts to work with hospitals to fight COVID-19.

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Coronavirus Funding Package Provides Hospitals "Essential Assistance"

March 04, 2020 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Financing, Legislation, Statement

“This bill will provide essential assistance to caregivers and communities on the front lines of this battle.”

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FAH Comments on Insurer Transparency Proposed Rule

January 30, 2020 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Financing, Insurance

The FAH submitted comments in response to the Transparency in Coverage Proposed Rule, which would require health insurers to: publicly disclose the payment rates they have negotiated with health care providers and disclose to their enrollee’s estimated cost-sharing liability (e.g., copayments, coinsurance, and deductibles).

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