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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Resources and Information on the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)

February 05, 2020 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: General

​​​As the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and World Health Organization (WHO) continue to monitor the outbreak of coronavirus, FAH will compile relevant, up-to-date information and resources. For more information, visit the CDC website here.

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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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