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FAH Announced New Board Chair, New Member

February 06, 2019 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: FAH News

The Federation of American Hospitals (FAH) announced its Board of Directors and Chairman for 2019. We are also excited to welcome a new member – Prime Healthcare.

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New Study on Hospital Prices Uses Limited Data to Draw Flawed Conclusions

February 05, 2019 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: FAH News, Financing

FACT: Hospital Price Growth Across All Payers Averages Just 1.8% Over Last Three Years

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New Report From National Hospital Associations Outlines Agenda for Interoperability

January 22, 2019 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: FAH News, Health Care Delivery

Seven leading national hospital associations released a report urging all stakeholders to unite in accelerating interoperability to fuel improved health and care, engage individuals, and promote value.

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FAH Leader Comments on Ruling by Federal Judge Striking Down the ACA

December 15, 2018 | Chip Kahn

Category: Affordable Care Act, FAH News

The judge got it wrong. FAH believes this ruling would have a devastating impact on the patients we serve and the nation’s health care system as a whole.

Americans deserve access to affordable coverage so they can get the care they need, including consumer protections such as pre-existing conditions. Millions have gained coverage since the passage of the ACA, and this ruling could reverse that progress.

Having this decision come in the closing hours of open enrollment also sows seeds of unnecessary confusion.

We strongly believe this should be overturned in the appeals process.

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