Category Archives: rural
November 12, 2018 | FAH Policy Blog Team
From helping in the halls of the hospital to making contributions in their community, rural areas depend on hospital heroes every day. These folks are nurses, techs and CEOs, but they are also volunteers, coaches and even quilters. They don’t ask for attention, but we think they deserve our gratitude. This Rural Hospital Week the FAH is shining a light on people who work in health care and continue to serve their community once they leave the hospital.
October 09, 2018 | Chip Kahn
The Federation of American Hospitals was honored to give its Mike Bromberg Lifetime Achievement Award to LifePoint Health’s Bill Carpenter Tuesday morning.
Health care and the very lives of millions of rural Americans have been improved by Bill’s leadership and vision.
June 25, 2018 | FAH Policy Blog Team
Today, the Federation of American Hospitals (FAH) submitted comments to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) FY 2019 Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) proposed rule. The FAH’s comments were highlighted by responses to CMS’s proposals on Medicare Disproportionate Share Hospital (DSH) payments, payments for new and costly CAR T-Cell therapy, CMS’s quality and payment reporting programs, interoperability, long-term care hospital policies, and price transparency.
May 25, 2018 | FAH Policy Blog Team
At a Senate Finance Committee hearing held today, witnesses and legislators examined the issues surrounding access to health care in rural communities.
- FAH Applauds Swift Passage of CARES Act by House
- FAH Applauds Comprehensive CARES Act, Urges Swift Passage by House
- FAH Applauds CMS Narrowing Hospital Surveying in Response to COVID-19
- Updated: Congress Needs to Take Bold Action NOW to Ensure Hospitals can Handle COVID-19 Crisis