fah hospital policy blog

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

FAH, Stakeholders Push for Meaningful Use Changes

August 23, 2016 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: HIT

The Federation of American Hospitals signed a letter with 20 other stakeholder groups urging CMS to move from a full-year reporting period for the Meaningful Use program to 90 days for 2016.

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Modern Healthcare “100 Most Influential” Honors FAH’s Chip Kahn, Several FAH Member Leaders

August 22, 2016 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: FAH News

FAH and the leadership of its member companies are strongly represented in Modern Healthcare magazine’s just released 2016 list of the “100 Most Influential People In Healthcare.” This annual ranking uses input from Modern Healthcare readers and the magazine’s senior editors to honor health policy and health care leaders nationwide. Modern Healthcare selected 10 FAH leaders for the 2016 list:

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FAH Comments on CMS Changes to the Appeals Process

August 19, 2016 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: FAH News

Yesterday, the FAH filed a comment letter with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and Office of Medicare Hearings and Appeals (OMHA) regarding Changes to the Medicare Claims and Entitlement, Medicare Advantage Organization Determination, and Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage Determination Appeals Procedures Proposed Rule (Proposed Rule).

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FAH Comments to CMS on Proposed Additions and Changes to Hospital Conditions of Participation

August 17, 2016 | FAH POlicy Blog Team

Category: Health Care Delivery, Medicare, Quality

The Federation of American Hospitals submitted comments to CMS on Monday in response to the agency’s proposed rule on the creation of a new anti-biotic stewardship program and updating of anti-discrimination and overall hospital quality improvement.

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