Category Archives: sequester
November 19, 2020 | FAH Policy Blog Team
The Federation of American Hospitals (FAH) sent a letter to congressional leaders today urging lawmakers to refocus on the pandemic and provide much-needed relief for hospitals before the end of the year.
November 11, 2020 | FAH Policy Blog Team
Category: Health Care Delivery, Medicare, Sequester
Frontline health workers bravely fight COVID-19 every day, but that battle could soon be made harder by an onerous budget law enacted almost eight years ago – the Medicare sequester.
May 18, 2017 | FAH Policy Blog Team
FAH appreciates the leadership of the House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee, specifically Chairman Tiberi and Ranking Member Levin, for holding a hearing about the importance of the Medicare program – present and future. Now more than ever, hospitals need policymakers to stand up for our patients and ensure hospitals will be there for our communities. Our mission is to care for anyone that walks through the door, day or night, but these uncertain times are forcing difficult decisions on scaling back staff and services – ultimately hurting the people and places we serve.
February 09, 2016 | Chip Kahn
President Obama’s FY17 budget misses the mark. It does offer hope for sustaining and expanding coverage gains. And it lifts the Medicare sequestration - but nullifies any benefit by replacing it with warmed over cuts that would threaten patient access to hospital care for low income Americans and seniors.
- FAH Leader Reacts to President Biden’s National COVID Strategy
- FAH Congratulates New President, Vice President; Looks Forward to Working Toward “Shared Goals”
- Podcast: Building Biden’s Health Agenda with Chris Jennings & Doug Badger
- FAH Leader: Biden’s Vaccination Plan Demonstrates “Presidential Leadership”