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

FAH Leader Comments on Ways and Means' Hearing on "Pathways to Universal Health Coverage"

June 12, 2019 | Chip Kahn

Category: Affordable Care Act, Financing, Hearings

Federation of American Hospitals President and CEO Chip Kahn issued the following statement on the House Ways and Means Committee’s hearing entitled “Pathways to Universal Health Coverage”:

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FAH Leader Comments on Insurance Industry Push for Rate Setting

June 11, 2019 | FAH Policy Blog Team

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The same people who brought us high deductible plans and narrow networks now expect patients to trust them to solve the surprise billing crisis.

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FAH Opposes Bill That Would Allow Patient Cherry Picking at Physician-Owned Hospitals

June 06, 2019 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Legislation

FAH and the American Hospital Association (AHA) sent a letter to members of Congress today urging them to oppose H.R. 3062, the Patient Access to Higher Quality Health Care Act of 2019, which seeks to repeal the Affordable Care Act’s limit on self-referral to physician-owned hospitals.

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FAH Leader Comments on Critical Bills Discussed at E&C Hearing

June 04, 2019 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Hearings

Federation of American Hospitals President and CEO Chip Kahn issued the following two statements about critical legislation discussed at today’s Health Subcommittee of the Committee on Energy and Commerce:

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