Category Archives: legislation
June 29, 2020 | FAH Policy Blog Team
Category: Affordable Care Act, Legislation
WASHINGTON - FAH President and CEO Chip Kahn released the following the statement after the House passed The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Enhancement Act:
FAH Joins Broad Health Care Provider Coalition Urging Congress to Correct Taxation Issues in CARES Act
June 25, 2020 | FAH Policy Blog Team
FAH is part of a wide-ranging coalition of nearly 20 health care provider organizations that represent doctors, nurses, hospitals, dentists and more, that sent a letter to congressional leaders on June 25th asking for legislative action to fix a taxation penalty embedded in the CARES Act. Without congressional action, many providers will lose more than a fifth of the grant funds approved by Congress to sustain lifesaving care during the COVID-19 pandemic.
June 22, 2020 | FAH Policy Blog Team
Category: Legislation, Medicare
A recently introduced bicameral bill will fix a lifeline for health care providers before it becomes an anchor that sinks the recovery of hospitals.
May 28, 2020 | FAH Policy Blog Team
Category: Health Care Delivery, Legislation
WASHINGTON - The Federation of American Hospitals sent a letter to Senate leaders today outlining priorities for upcoming COVID-19 relief legislation. They include refining repayment terms for the Medicare Accelerated and Advance Payments Program, ensuring the newly unemployed can maintain their private health coverage and enacting liability protections for caregivers and hospitals.
- FAH Recommends COVID-19 Waivers for Permanent Policy, Expiration, and Future Blanket Waiver Status
- FAH Promotes Two: Evangelista to SVP, External Affairs and Richardson to SVP, Government Affairs and
- FAH Leader Reacts to House Passage of Patient Protection and Affordable Care Enhancement Act
- FAH Joins Broad Health Care Provider Coalition Urging Congress to Correct Taxation Issues in CARES A