Category Archives: hit
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:
April 29, 2016 | FAH Policy Blog Team
Category: FAH News, Health Care Delivery, HIT
The recent advancements in medical technology have greatly expanded the opportunities for patients to receive care in settings that are convenient to them, responsive to individual need and reduce cost. Unfortunately, federal regulation and payment policy regarding telehealth hasn’t kept pace with these advances, hampering its expansion and denying patient access. Fortunately, there is a bipartisan effort underway in Congress to begin addressing these deficiencies. The Federation of American Hospitals is pleased to endorse the Creating Opportunities Now for Necessary and Effective Care Technologies (CONNECT) for Health Act (H.R. 4442/S. 2484). Bipartisan, bicameral legislation which will expand telemedicine services through the Medicare Program.
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- FAH Reacts to Introduction of the HEROES Act in the House
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