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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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Welcome Jonathan Jagoda

Chip welcomes Jonathan Jagoda, our new Vice President of Legislation

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Support H.R. 1955 and S. 872

This legislation allows rural hospitals to keep their doors open and provide care to their communities.

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Modern Healthcare Releases 100 Most Influential List

Magazine Honors FAH’s Chip Kahn, Several Member Company Leaders.

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FAH Comments on Medicare’s Extreme & Uncontrollable Circumstances Policies

February 20, 2018 | FAH Policy Blog Team Category: Health Care Delivery, Medicare

FAH sent a letter today to CMS Administrator Seema Verma outlining ways that the Medicare Shared Savings Program’s Extreme and Uncontrollable Circumstances Policies interim final rule could be improved. The letter expressed appreciation for CMS’ recognition of the need for such a policy and relief it provides to Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) affected by this year’s disasters, including the devastating hurricanes.

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FAH Submits Comments on ONC’s Draft Trusted Exchange Framework

February 20, 2018 | FAH Policy Blog Team Category: HIT

Federation of American Hospitals recently submitted comments to the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) regarding the Draft Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement (Draft TEFCA). FAH expressed support for ONC’s efforts to advance interoperability, while providing suggestions for improvements and requesting a number of clarifications to the TEFCA. Some key comments include:

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