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FAH Announces Speakers for 2018 Annual Public Policy Conference & Business Exposition

WHAT:              The annual public policy conference of the Federation of American Hospitals (FAH)

WHEN:              Monday, March 5, 2018

WHERE:            Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, Main Ballroom, 2660 Woodley Road, N.W., Washington, DC



  • Health And Human Services Secretary Alex Azar
  • Rep. Peter Roskam (R-IL), Member, House Ways and Means Committee; Chairman, Subcommittee on Health
  • Sen. Todd Young (R-IN), Member, Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions and  Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation
  • Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA), Member, Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions and Budget Committee
  • Rep. Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ), Member, Committee on Financial Services
  • Andrew Bremberg, Assistant to the President and Director, Domestic Policy Council



FAH Plenary Session #1 (Opening Session)
Monday, March 5, 2017
11am – Noon


  • Wayne Smith, Chairman of the Board and CEO, Community Health Systems (FAH 2018 Chairman)
  • Health And Human Services Secretary Alex Azar         

FAH Plenary Session #2
1:30pm – 3:45 pm


  • Chairman Peter Roskam (R-IL)
  • Sen. Todd Young (R-IN)
  • Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA)
  • Rep. Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ)
  • Andrew Bremberg


MPORTANT NOTE: These are the only sessions open to the media. RSVP to Sean Brown ([email protected]) for credentials.

ABOUT THE CONFERENCE:  The FAH’s Annual Public Policy Conference provides an overview, updates and insights about topical and salient health policy issues of interest to FAH members, hospital leaders, private investor-owned hospitals, suppliers, buyers, sponsors and stakeholders. 

The FAH is the national representative of more than 1,000 investor-owned or managed hospitals and health systems. Our members include general community and teaching hospitals in urban and rural areas as well as rehabilitation, long-term acute care, cancer, and psychiatric hospitals.

MEDIA REGISTRATION:  Members of the media are welcome to attend the plenary sessions of the conference.  We request attending media to register in advance by e-mail ([email protected]).