Category Archives: health-care-delivery
January 22, 2019 | FAH Policy Blog Team
Category: FAH News, Health Care Delivery
Seven leading national hospital associations released a report urging all stakeholders to unite in accelerating interoperability to fuel improved health and care, engage individuals, and promote value.
December 21, 2018 | FAH Policy Blog Team
Category: Financing, Health Care Delivery
This afternoon FAH President and CEO Chip Kahn and AHA President and CEO Rick Pollack sent a joint letter to leaders in Congress addressing the issue of surprise billing highlighting the need to find a solution that first and foremost protects patients.
December 03, 2018 | Chip Kahn
Category: Health Care Delivery, Realignment
Too many elements of the Administration’s report resort to the same old bromides that got us here in the first place, and would reverse the progress hospitals and others are hard at work on.
The FAH shares the Administration’s goal to improve choice and competition for patients. We support several specific recommendations regarding the benefits of telehealth and streamlining quality measurement programs. And we agree that a more engaged consumer is key to driving value.
October 05, 2018 | FAH Policy Blog team
Category: Health Care Delivery, HIT
FAH sent a comment letter to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) this week supporting the Connected Care Pilot Program, which earmarks $100 million to support telehealth for low-income Americans, especially those living in rural areas and veterans.
- 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