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

Category Archives: legislation

FAH, Other Hospitals Groups Advocate to Protect Patients; Warn about Dangers of Rate Setting

May 29, 2019 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Legislation

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.

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FAH Reacts to Draft Legislation Released by HELP Committee

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.

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FAH Supports Bipartisan PLACE Act

May 17, 2019 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Legislation

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.

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Major Nurse Bill will Include FAH-Supported Loan Repayment Provision

May 10, 2019 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Legislation

​This week, FAH sent a letter to Senators Jeff Merkley (D-OR) and Richard Burr (R-NC) thanking them for introducing the Title VIII Nursing Reauthorization Act of 2019.

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