Category Archives: hit
October 23, 2015 | FAH Hospital Policy Blog Team
Thursday, the Federation of American Hospitals joined several associations to oppose an amendment proposed by Senator Rand Paul (#2564) to the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (CISA). Among the 33 signatories of the letter were organizations from the financial services, natural resources, technology, real estate and manufacturing industries.
October 09, 2015 | FAH Hospital Policy Blog Team
Category: Affordable Care Act, HIT, Medicaid, Medicare, Transparency
On Wednesday, FAH President & CEO Chip Kahn gave the keynote speech at the HIMSS Policy Summit during National Health IT Week. Healthcare IT News spotlighted Kahn’s health care expertise in a piece this week: 8 healthcare insights from a longtime Washington insider. Kahn offered key observations on challenges facing the industry both politically and internationally:
October 08, 2015 | FAH Hospital Policy Blog Team
The recent announcements on meaningful use rules are a positive step forward. We are gratified that CMS has included in the final rules, certain key provisions that are helpful to patients and hospitals. Each of these measures will make the transition easier for all involved:
October 07, 2015 | FAH Hospital Policy Blog Team
This week, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) released a final version of the Connecting Health and Car for the Nation: A Shared Nationwide Interoperability Roadmap. As a result of the work of many stakeholders in recent months, the Roadmap to Interoperability provides the first final version for both the private and public sectors to review.
- 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