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

Category Archives: medicaid

Statement on President-Elect Trump’s HHS Nominations

November 29, 2016 | Chip Kahn

Category: Affordable Care Act, FAH News, Health Care Delivery, Medicaid

The Federation of American Hospitals congratulates Chairman Tom Price on his nomination to be HHS Secretary.

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FAH asks CMS to Withdraw Medicaid DSH Payment Proposed Rule

September 15, 2016 | FAH Policy Blog team

Category: FAH News, Financing, Medicaid

Today, FAH filed a comment letter with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) regarding the Agency’s proposal to change the way in which hospital-specific Medicaid DSH limits are calculated.

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FAH on President’s FY17 Budget: Proposed Funding Cuts are “Warmed Over,” Weaken Patient Access

February 09, 2016 | Chip Kahn

Category: FAH News, General, Medicaid, Medicare, Sequester

President Obama’s FY17 budget misses the mark. It does offer hope for sustaining and expanding coverage gains. And it lifts the Medicare sequestration - but nullifies any benefit by replacing it with warmed over cuts that would threaten patient access to hospital care for low income Americans and seniors.

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FAH Challenges CMS on IPPS 0.2 Payment Reduction

February 03, 2016 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: FAH News, Health Care Delivery, Medicaid, Medicare

The Federation of American Hospitals (FAH) submitted comments on Tuesday in response to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) court-ordered notice regarding the Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) 0.2 percent reduction imposed in FY 2014 in connection with implementation of the Two-Midnight policy.

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