fah hospital policy blog

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

FAH Applauds CMS Narrowing Hospital Surveying in Response to COVID-19

March 23, 2020 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Quality, Statement

FAH today commends CMS for narrowing the focus of hospital surveys and assessments to those most important to ensure patient safety in response to the COVID-19 national emergency.

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Updated: Congress Needs to Take Bold Action NOW to Ensure Hospitals can Handle COVID-19 Crisis

March 20, 2020 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Legislation

The Federation of American Hospitals calls on Congress to act swiftly to provide the necessary resources for hospitals to meet the challenge of COVID-19 for our patients.

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House Passed COVID-19 Package “Vital Step” toward access to testing

March 14, 2020 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Statement

“It is gratifying that Congress is moving with dispatch to address the COVID-19 crisis, and the Federation of American Hospital supports these great efforts.”

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National Emergency Declaration is “Critically Important”

March 13, 2020 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Statement

“It is critically important to the health of the American people that the President has decided to proactively address the COVID-19 pandemic by declaring a national emergency.”

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