Category Archives: hearings
January 08, 2018 | Chip Kahn
This week Members of the Finance Committee will learn what many of us already know – Alex Azar is uniquely suited to serve as HHS Secretary and ready to confront the health care challenges and opportunities facing this nation’s patients, families and caregivers.
Mr. Azar’s years of experience in both the private and public sectors equips him well to effectively lead this complex agency.
We encourage the US Senate to confirm Mr. Azar quickly. We look forward to working with him on further improving American health care delivery and financing.
September 07, 2017 | Chip Kahn
Parents have a lot on their minds this time of year. First days of school, after-school activities, drop off and pick up are just some of the things keeping parents on their toes this Fall. Luckily, for the millions of parents whose children are insured by the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), Congress is eager to make sure, “find new health insurance,” isn’t added to the to-do list.
September 06, 2017 | Chip Kahn
More than eight million American kids depend on the CHIP program for their health care. We treat many of these young patients in our hospitals. These children and their families depend on the security of the CHIP program, we should not let them down. Today’s Finance Committee hearing is a welcome step in Congress’ work to extend CHIP and keep those kids secure.
June 03, 2015 | FAH Hospital Policy Blog Team
Category: Hearings, Legislation, Medicare
Yesterday, the FAH submitted a letter to the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Senate Finance Committee weighing in on the Audit & Appeal Fairness, Integrity, and Reforms in Medicare Act of 2015. The bill will be discussed and marked up by the Committee this morning at a hearing scheduled for 10:00 am.
- Axios Vitals’ Report on Medicare Margins Misses Key Data Point from MedPAC Report
- Coalition Asks Congress to Act Now on Vital Health Care Issues A coalition of prominent health care
- FAH Highlights to Congress Effective Ways to Combat Opioid Epidemic
- LifePoint Health Receives Prestigious John M. Eisenberg Award for Innovation in Patient Safety