Category Archives: transparency
July 30, 2019 | FAH Policy Blog Team
“Hospitals and health systems want to ensure that patients have access to information they need to choose their health care, including their out-of-pocket obligations.”
July 17, 2018 | FAH Policy Blog Team
Category: Pharmaceuticals, Transparency
The Federation of American Hospitals (FAH) sent a letter Monday to HHS Secretary Alex Azar commenting on the agency’s recently released Blueprint to Lower Drug Prices and Reduce Out-of-Pocket Costs.
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.
April 25, 2018 | Chip Kahn
Category: Financing, Medicare, Transparency
The newly released IPPS Proposed Rule goes a long way to putting patients first.
- Public Charge Rule Could Have Chilling Effect on Access to Care
- REPORT: A Medicare Public Option Puts Majority of Rural Hospitals at Risk
- In the News – FAH’s Study on Modernizing the HCAHPS Patient Experience Survey
- Joint Statement from National Hospitals Associations on Proposed CY 2020 OPPS Rule