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Category Archives: media

FAH Launches ‘Advancing Health Equity’ Podcast Series

August 24, 2020 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: FAH News, Media

WASHINGTON - The COVID-19 pandemic is exposing and amplifying disparities in our health care system as people of color bear the brunt of this pandemic.

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New Poll: Americans View Hospitals Very Favorably, Support Additional Financial Aid

July 16, 2020 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Media, Research

New national public opinion polling shows Americans overwhelmingly support hospitals and recognize the need for further aid as front-line health care providers fight to defeat COVID-19. The poll conducted on behalf of the Coalition to Protect America’s Health Care (FAH is a founding member) found registered voters hold strongly favorable views of health care providers and hospitals, with 76% rating hospitals as favorable and 42% as very favorable. This is the highest level of support recorded in memory and is consistent across political affiliation.

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Demonstration: Strengthening and Improving HCAHPS Patient Experience Surveying

July 29, 2019 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Media, Quality, Research

Today, Bill McInturff and Micah Roberts, Partners at Public Opinion Strategies, are unveiling a groundbreaking report demonstrating how the HCAHPS (Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems) patient experience survey can be recast and improved.

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ICYMI: FAH Statement on Medicare Buy-in Legislation

February 14, 2019 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Legislation, Media

FAH President and CEO Chip Kahn released a statement yesterday following the introduction of legislation that would allow people over 50 to buy into Medicare.

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