fah hospital policy blog

Perspectives on health policy affecting America’s hospitals and the patients we serve.

Category Archives: legislation

FAH Supports Ways & Means' Commonsense Surprise Billing Solution

February 07, 2020 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Legislation, Statement

Hospitals have long called for a balanced, fair approach to protect our patients from out-of-network surprise bills. The bipartisan House Ways and Means proposal meets that need.

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FAH Opposes Bill That Would Allow Patient Cherry-Picking at Physician-Owned Hospitals

November 19, 2019 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Legislation

Today, FAH and American Hospital Association (AHA) sent a letter to every U.S. Senator urging them to oppose any legislation that would repeal the part of the Affordable Care Act that limits self-referral to physician-owned hospitals (POHs).

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FAH Expresses “Strong Support” for Nursing Bill

October 31, 2019 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Legislation, Rural

This afternoon FAH President and CEO Chip Kahn sent a letter to leaders of the Senate HELP Committee expressing “strong support” for S. 1399, Title VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act of 2019.

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FAH Reacts to Energy and Commerce Health Markup

July 17, 2019 | Chip Kahn

Category: Legislation

Protecting patients from surprise medical bills should be job one.

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