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Founded in 1966, the Federation of American Hospitals (FAH), is the national representative of more than 1,000 investor-owned or managed community hospitals and health systems throughout the United States. 

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Congratulations to Ed Hardin

Mr. Hardin is the Senior Vice President for Supply Chain Management at Beaumont Health.

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FAH Leader Comments on Secretary Azar’s Remarks at FAH Annual Meeting

We are excited for the opportunity to partner with HHS as the Secretary’s agenda develops, which is so important to all Americans.

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Axios Vitals’ Report on Medicare Margins Misses Key Data Point from MedPAC Report

March 22, 2018 | FAH Policy Blog Team Category: FAH News, Medicare

In a good report full of facts and figures, it is tempting to pick out one or two and claim they prove your point. Unfortunately, this morning’s (March 22nd) Axios Vitals selectively used data from MedPAC’s March Report to Congress to suggest that hospitals lose money on Medicare because they are inefficient. The blurb entitled “Let’s talk about hospitals’ Medicare margins” misses what is arguably MedPAC’s most compelling data point: 331 “relatively efficient” hospitals experienced a negative Medicare margin in 2016. It’s on page 86 – just two pages past the points highlighted by Axios.

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Coalition Asks Congress to Act Now on Vital Health Care Issues A coalition of prominent health care

March 19, 2018 | FAH Policy Blog Team Category: Insurance, Legislation

A coalition of prominent health care and business associations, including the Federation of American Hospitals, sent a letter today to Congressional leaders asking that they take action to lower health care premiums.

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