Category Archives: quality
October 25, 2016 | FAH Hospital Policy Blog Team
The Federation of American Hospitals chose a new Board of Directors and a Chairman-elect on Tuesday. The board is made up of leaders from FAH’s twelve member companies. “This is an exciting day for the Federation. The health care field is constantly evolving and having these CEO’s contribute their expertise and deep understanding of our industry will only enhance our organization’s ability to effectively answer the challenges facing us now and into the future,” said Chip Kahn, President and CEO of FAH.
September 27, 2016 | FAH Policy Blog Team
The National Quality Forum (NQF) announced Tuesday that Chip Kahn, President and CEO of the Federation of American Hospitals, will co-chair its important Measure Applications Partnership (MAP) Coordinating Committee
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.
July 28, 2016 | FAH Policy Blog Team
Category: FAH News, Health Care Delivery, Quality
The Federation of American Hospitals is disappointed by the release of the hospital overall star ratings. We have joined with our hospital partners several times to express concerns about the statistical methodology used by CMS to create these stars. FAH believes that hospitals and the public deserve an accurate portrayal of a facility’s performance and that CMS should undertake additional review and adjustments to its star rating methodology.
- Analysis Highlights Need to Maintain Law Banning Self-Referral to Physician-Owned Hospitals
- FAH Statement on Confirmation of Dr. Price as HHS Secretary
- Mayors Urge Congress to Restore Hospital Funding in ACA Repeal
- ICYMI: AZ Governor Op-Ed Urges Congress to Protect Rural Care in Any ACA Repeal By Restoring Hospita