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Category Archives: general

FAH Comments on FY2018 Proposed IRF PPS Rule

June 27, 2017 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: General, Health Care Delivery

The Federation sent a letter to CMS on Monday commenting on several areas of the agency’s FY2018 proposed Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility (IRF) Prospective Payment System.

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FAH Leader Applauds Administration’s Regulatory Reform Efforts, Submits Recommendations

May 17, 2017 | Chip Kahn

Category: Financing, General, Medicaid, Medicare

“When regulations start hindering care instead of helping people - we have a problem.

“Caregiver focus should be on the patient, not outdated or ineffective bureaucratic mandates.

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FAH Celebrates 2017 National Hospital Week

May 08, 2017 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: FAH News, General, Media

Hospitals across the country and their millions of employees work diligently to provide quality care to patients 24/7/365. Much of the time their hard works goes unnoticed, but not this week. National Hospital Week is a chance for us all to say thanks! This year’s celebration runs from May 7th to the 13th and the theme is “The Healing Heart of Healthcare.”

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Giving Thanks for Access to Care This Holiday

November 23, 2016 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: General

As most Americans prepare for a long weekend, FAH would like to thank the dedicated hospital staff who will be working over the Thanksgiving holiday.

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