fah hospital policy blog

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

FAH Supports Ways & Means' Commonsense Surprise Billing Solution

February 07, 2020 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Legislation, Statement

Hospitals have long called for a balanced, fair approach to protect our patients from out-of-network surprise bills. The bipartisan House Ways and Means proposal meets that need.

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How the Trump Admin is Trying to Cut Health Care to America’s Neediest

February 06, 2020 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Medicaid

A recent move by the Trump administration will dramatically force billions of dollars in state budget cuts and jeopardize the Medicaid program.

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Protect Patients from Surprise Billing

February 04, 2020 | FAH Policy Blog Team


No patient should ever receive a surprise bill – this is at the core of a set of principles developed by the hospital industry as leaders work to solve this issue.

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Healthy Adult Opportunity Demo Means "Neither Health nor Opportunity" for Medicaid Beneficiaries

January 30, 2020 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Medicaid, Statement

WASHINGTON – FAH President and CEO Chip Kahn released the following statement in reaction to the newly released Healthy Adult Opportunity (HAO) Demonstration:

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