Category Archives: general
June 30, 2016 | Chip Kahn
FAH appreciates the efforts to reform the Stark Law by Chairman Hatch and other members of the Senate Finance Committee.
There is undoubtedly a need to modernize this legislation. Right now it is costly, unwieldy and burdensome, often leading to disproportionate penalties for providers. It also needs to keep pace with the future of health care payment and delivery models.
March 21, 2016 | FAH Policy Blog Team
A growing trend in the employer-sponsored health insurance market is putting patients at risk. Some employer-sponsored plans, often known as “skinny” plans, aren’t offering workers access to hospital outpatient services. In a letter sent late Friday, the Federation of American Hospitals (FAH) asked the Administration officials to address this glaring problem.
March 17, 2016 | FAH Policy Blog Team
Every year, Modern Healthcare magazine honors 100 health leaders in its “100 Most Influential People In Healthcare” list. This annual ranking honors health policy and healthcare leaders across the country based upon input from Modern Healthcare readers and the magazine’s senior editors.
March 15, 2016 | FAH Policy Blog Team
The Federation of American Hospitals (FAH) is proud to be participating in Patient Safety Awareness Week 2016, which runs through March 19th.
This annual education and awareness campaign for health care is led by the National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF), which is a non-profit organization “dedicated to creating a world where patients and those who care for them are free from harm.”
- Public Charge Rule Could Have Chilling Effect on Access to Care
- REPORT: A Medicare Public Option Puts Majority of Rural Hospitals at Risk
- In the News – FAH’s Study on Modernizing the HCAHPS Patient Experience Survey
- Joint Statement from National Hospitals Associations on Proposed CY 2020 OPPS Rule