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

Modern Healthcare Honors FAH’s Chip Kahn, Members on Annual “100 Most Influential” List

December 09, 2019 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: FAH News

The Federation is strongly represented on Modern Healthcare’s 100 Most Influential People in Health Care list, with FAH President and CEO Chip Kahn and several member company leaders appearing on the list.

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FAH Celebrates 20th Anniversary of To Err Is Human

December 05, 2019 | Chip Kahn

Category: Quality

Health care has changed immensely in the 20 years since the Institute of Medicine published To Err Is Human – a groundbreaking effort that served as a threshold report for better understanding patient safety.

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Hospital Groups File Lawsuit Over Illegal Rule Mandating Public Disclosure of Individually Negotiated Rates

December 04, 2019 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: FAH News, Insurance, Medicaid, Medicare, Statement, Transparency

Today, four national organizations representing hospitals and health systems sued the federal government, challenging last month’s contract disclosure rule from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).

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FAH Comments on CMS Program Integrity RFI

November 21, 2019 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Medicare

This week, FAH submitted comments to CMS in response to a Request for Information (RFI) seeking feedback on the Future of Program Integrity in the Medicare and Medicaid programs.

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