Category Archives: hit
June 25, 2018 | FAH Policy Blog Team
Today, the Federation of American Hospitals (FAH) submitted comments to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) FY 2019 Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) proposed rule. The FAH’s comments were highlighted by responses to CMS’s proposals on Medicare Disproportionate Share Hospital (DSH) payments, payments for new and costly CAR T-Cell therapy, CMS’s quality and payment reporting programs, interoperability, long-term care hospital policies, and price transparency.
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.
- HELP, E&C Proposal Takes Two Steps Forward and Three Steps Back
- Modern Healthcare Honors FAH’s Chip Kahn, Members on Annual “100 Most Influential” List
- FAH Celebrates 20th Anniversary of To Err Is Human
- Hospital Groups File Lawsuit Over Illegal Rule Mandating Public Disclosure of Individually Negotiate