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Category Archives: medicare

White House Budget is “Bad Medicine” for Patients

February 10, 2020 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Medicaid, Medicare, Statement

The administration budget proposal is bad medicine for the most vulnerable American patients.

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Hospital Groups File Lawsuit Over Illegal Rule Mandating Public Disclosure of Individually Negotiated Rates

December 04, 2019 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: FAH News, Insurance, Medicaid, Medicare, Statement, Transparency

Today, four national organizations representing hospitals and health systems sued the federal government, challenging last month’s contract disclosure rule from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).

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FAH Comments on CMS Program Integrity RFI

November 21, 2019 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Medicare

This week, FAH submitted comments to CMS in response to a Request for Information (RFI) seeking feedback on the Future of Program Integrity in the Medicare and Medicaid programs.

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“Positive Step Forward” – FAH on CMS’s Voluntary Appeals Settlement Option for IRFs

June 17, 2019 | Chip Kahn

Category: Medicare, Rehabilitation Care

Federation of American Hospitals President and CEO Chip Kahn issued the following statement on CMS’s Voluntary Appeals Settlement Option for Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities (IRFs), which was announced this evening:

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