Category Archives: hit
February 20, 2018 | FAH Policy Blog Team
Federation of American Hospitals recently submitted comments to the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) regarding the Draft Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement (Draft TEFCA). FAH expressed support for ONC’s efforts to advance interoperability, while providing suggestions for improvements and requesting a number of clarifications to the TEFCA. Some key comments include:
February 02, 2018 | FAH Policy Blog Team
FAH recently commented on the FCC’s proposed changes for the Rural Health Care (RHC) Program, which provides funding to health care providers for broadband and telecommunications services.
August 23, 2016 | FAH Policy Blog Team
The Federation of American Hospitals signed a letter with 20 other stakeholder groups urging CMS to move from a full-year reporting period for the Meaningful Use program to 90 days for 2016.
May 03, 2016 | FAH Policy Blog Team
The Federation of American Hospitals submitted a comment letter about the regulation proposed by the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) for Health Information Technology to establish processes for ONC to directly review health IT certified under the ONC Health IT Certification Program and take action when necessary. Those actions include:
- 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