May 23, 2019 | Jeff Cohen, Executive Vice President, Public Affairs
Category: FAH News, Legislation
Addressing high drug costs, improving public health and ensuring patients are protected from surprise bills are important goals and FAH will continue to work with Congress towards long-term, material solutions.
We appreciate Chairman Alexander and Ranking Member Murray including hospitals in the discussions leading up to this draft and we look forward to continuing to work with them.
We need to find a solution to surprise billing that protects patients, supports development of robust insurer networks and preserves market-based payment determination through negotiation or processes - like arbitration - to determine payment amounts for the services.
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- “Positive Step Forward” – FAH on CMS’s Voluntary Appeals Settlement Option for IRFs
- FAH Leader Comments on Energy and Commerce’s Surprise Billing Hearing
- FAH Leader Comments on Ways and Means’ Hearing on “Pathways to Universal Health Coverage”