fah hospital policy blog

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

Category Archives: legislation

FAH Responds to Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee Markup

July 11, 2019 | Chip Kahn

Category: Hearings, Legislation

Today’s House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee markup reflects a clear consensus that federal action is essential to protect patients from surprise bills.

Read More »

FAH Supports Ways and Means Committee Action on Vital Health Care Bills

June 25, 2019 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Legislation

The Federation of American Hospitals (FAH) sent a letter to House Ways and Means Committee leaders today expressing support for several of

the health care related bills that are scheduled to be marked-up on Wednesday.

Read More »

FAH Reacts to Release of Lower Health Care Costs Act

June 19, 2019 | Chip Kahn

Category: Legislation

Surprise billing is a problem for patients that needs to be solved.

Read More »

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

June 06, 2019 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Legislation

FAH and the American Hospital Association (AHA) sent a letter to members of Congress today urging them to oppose H.R. 3062, the Patient Access to Higher Quality Health Care Act of 2019, which seeks to repeal the Affordable Care Act’s limit on self-referral to physician-owned hospitals.

Read More »