Category Archives: legislation
June 06, 2019 | FAH Policy Blog Team
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.
May 29, 2019 | FAH Policy Blog Team
The Federation of American Hospitals sent a letter today to leaders of the House Energy and Commerce Committee regarding the recently released “No Surprises Act” discussion draft highlighting areas of support and points where the policy needs to be improved.
May 23, 2019 | Jeff Cohen, Executive Vice President, Public Affairs
Category: FAH News, Legislation
Addressing high drug costs, improving public health and ensuring patients are protected from surprise bills are important goals and FAH will continue to work with Congress towards long-term, material solutions.
May 17, 2019 | FAH Policy Blog Team
A FAH-supported bill that would help hospitals continue to provide affordable care to patients, including in rural communities, was recently introduced in the House of Representatives.
- 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