fah hospital policy blog

Perspectives on health policy affecting America’s hospitals and the patients we serve.

Hospital Letter Urges Federal Liability Protection for Frontline Providers

May 07, 2020 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: FAH News

A group of hospitals and health systems, including FAH, joined together today to send a letter to congressional leaders urging legislative action to protect those serving on the front lines of the pandemic from unwarranted legal action related to COVID-19.

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FAH Celebrates National Nurses Week 2020

May 06, 2020 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: FAH News

During National Nurses Week (May 6-12, 2020) we are proud to celebrate 2020: The Year of the Nurse by honoring the heroic service of nurses working countless hours every day to ensure the safety and security of their fellow Americans.

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HHS' Swift Release of Funding for Hot-Spots Appreciated but "Job Isn't Done"

May 01, 2020 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Statement

“The HHS response to the crisis in size and scope is unprecedented and the commitment of the administration to support America’s hospitals and our patients speaks volumes. However, the job isn’t done.”

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New Analysis: Dramatic GDP Reduction Reflects Unprecedented Financial Stress on Hospitals

May 01, 2020 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Research, Statement

This decline represents the most significant reduction in recorded history – dwarfing the second-largest decline (3.1%) in March of 1970.

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