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

Category Archives: health-care-delivery

FAH Outlines COVID Relief Priorities in Letter to Senate Leaders

May 28, 2020 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Health Care Delivery, Legislation

WASHINGTON - The Federation of American Hospitals sent a letter to Senate leaders today outlining priorities for upcoming COVID-19 relief legislation. They include refining repayment terms for the Medicare Accelerated and Advance Payments Program, ensuring the newly unemployed can maintain their private health coverage and enacting liability protections for caregivers and hospitals.

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Coronavirus FAQs: What are elective surgeries, who receives the Provider Relief Fund and more!

May 22, 2020 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: General, Health Care Delivery

With countless new guidelines from Congress and the Trump administration in response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, it can be challenging to cipher through the meaning of complicated legislation and regulations.

But words matter.

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Hospitals: “Safety and Protection of Caregivers is Top Priority”

April 22, 2020 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: FAH News, Health Care Delivery

The safety and protection of caregivers is a top priority for hospitals as we work diligently to overcome the unprecedented health care crisis caused by COVID-19.

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CMS Interoperability Rules “Lack Adequate Privacy and Security Requirements”

March 09, 2020 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Health Care Delivery, HIT, Statement

“The final interoperability rules issued today lack adequate privacy and security requirements for third-party apps.”

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