fah hospital policy blog

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

FAH Recommends COVID-19 Waivers for Permanent Policy, Expiration, and Future Blanket Waiver Status

July 10, 2020 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Medicare

Today, FAH submitted recommendations to CMS urging the agency to take action and work with Congress, where necessary, to make certain temporary COVID-19 waivers permanent Medicare policy.

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FAH Promotes Two: Evangelista to SVP, External Affairs and Richardson to SVP, Government Affairs and Counsel

June 30, 2020 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: FAH News

WASHINGTON - The Federation of American Hospitals is pleased to announce promotions of two veterans of the organization to the role of Senior Vice President. Leah Evangelista is now SVP, External Affairs and Erin Richardson is SVP, Government Affairs and Counsel.

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FAH Leader Reacts to House Passage of Patient Protection and Affordable Care Enhancement Act

June 29, 2020 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Affordable Care Act, Legislation

WASHINGTON - FAH President and CEO Chip Kahn released the following the statement after the House passed The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Enhancement Act:

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FAH Joins Broad Health Care Provider Coalition Urging Congress to Correct Taxation Issues in CARES Act

June 25, 2020 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Legislation

FAH is part of a wide-ranging coalition of nearly 20 health care provider organizations that represent doctors, nurses, hospitals, dentists and more, that sent a letter to congressional leaders on June 25th asking for legislative action to fix a taxation penalty embedded in the CARES Act. Without congressional action, many providers will lose more than a fifth of the grant funds approved by Congress to sustain lifesaving care during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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