fah hospital policy blog

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

FAH Comments on EPM Cancelation Proposed Rule

October 16, 2017 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Health Care Delivery, Medicare

FAH sent comments to CMS today supporting the agency’s decision to cancel the Episode Payment Models (EPM), and encouraging the Agency to make additional changes to the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Model (CJR).

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FAH Joins Coalition Urging Congress to Fund Vital Insurance Program

October 16, 2017 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Affordable Care Act, Insurance

A broad coalition of health care and business groups, including FAH, sent a letter to leaders of the House and Senate Saturday asking Congress to restore funding for cost-sharing reduction (CSR) benefits.

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FAH Leader Comments on Elimination of Federal Cost-Sharing Payments

October 13, 2017 | Chip Kahn

Category: Affordable Care Act, Financing

Federation of American Hospitals President and CEO Chip Kahn released the following statement on announcement that Federal cost-sharing payments will be eliminated:

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FAH Leader Comments on Efforts to Repeal IPAB

October 04, 2017 | Chip Kahn

Category: Affordable Care Act, Medicare

Congress should be making the important decisions on Medicare that so critically affects the lives of 58 million seniors and disabled Americans. The Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB), included in the ACA to set Medicare payment and delivery policy, was a bad idea from the beginning.

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