fah hospital policy blog

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

FAH Member Hospitals’ Community Partnerships in Rural America

November 18, 2019 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Rural

This year in celebration of National Rural Hospital Week (November 18-22), FAH is highlighting stories of cooperation from our member hospitals throughout rural America.

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FAH Celebrates National Rural Hospital Week (November 18-22)

November 18, 2019 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Rural

FAH is celebrating National Rural Hospital Week November 18th through 22nd to highlight the unique and essential role hospitals play in rural communities across the United States.

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Final Hospital Price Transparency Rule Will Result in "Patient Overload of Useless Information"

November 15, 2019 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Statement, Transparency

“This final regulation on hospital transparency fails to meet the definition of price transparency useful for patients. Instead, it will only result in patient overload of useless

information while distorting the competitive market for purchasing hospital care.”

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Joint Statement from National Hospital and Health System Groups on Public Disclosure of Privately Negotiated Rates Final Rule

November 15, 2019 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Statement, Transparency

This rule will introduce widespread confusion, accelerate anticompetitive behavior among health insurers, and stymie innovations in value-based care delivery.

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