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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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Modern Healthcare Releases 100 Most Influential List

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

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Get involved with the Coalition to Protect America's Health Care.

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Recent Report Highlights Troubling Trend

“$218 billion is not just a number; the funding reductions it reflects have real world consequences for patients.” – FAH’s Chip Kahn

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HOSPITAL POLICY BLOG

FAH Comments on CY 2019 Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule

September 11, 2018 | FAH Policy Team Category: Financing, Health Care Delivery

The Federation of American Hospitals (FAH) submitted comments late today on CMS’ Physician Fee Schedule proposed rule.

In a letter to CMS Administrator Seem Verma, FAH wrote, “It is imperative that providers focus on the care and well-being of their patients without unnecessary regulatory burden getting in the way…we appreciate CMS identifying a number of areas where policies can be updated, and burden reduced. However, we do have significant concerns with a number of CMS’s proposed policies including the proposal to collapse the payment rates for E/M visit codes.”

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FAH Comments on Senators Grassley and Durbin Drug Pricing Amendment

August 21, 2018 | FAH Policy Blog Team Category: FAH News, Legislation, Pharmaceuticals

Rising and excessive drug prices threaten patient access to the drugs they need and can undermine the care physicians see as necessary for patients. The Grassley-Durbin amendment (#3787) would take a great leap forward in providing consumers useful information on drug prices that could help them buy smart. And, the public display of prices could put a spotlight on those high prices and bring them down.

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