Category Archives: financing
August 16, 2017 | Chip Kahn
Category: Financing, Health Care Delivery
FAH President and CEO Chip Kahn issued the following statement after CMS proposed cancelling the mandatory Episode Payment Model (EPM) and reducing the number of hospitals required to participate in the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CJR) Payment Model: “FAH very much welcomes Secretary Price’s thoughtful efforts to reduce the regulatory burden on providers while at the same time advancing innovations in patient care delivery through voluntary demonstration programs under CMMI. Today’s proposed rule is an important step in the right direction, and we look forward to providing CMS with our comments.”
June 22, 2017 | Chip Kahn
Category: Affordable Care Act, Financing, Medicaid
Most providers and clinicians, including FAH, are deeply concerned by the Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA) discussion draft released today. The opportunity is still there for the Senate to make critical revisions to keep the promise of accessible, affordable health care coverage and ensure Medicaid remains a viable program because it is essential to our most vulnerable neighbors.
May 17, 2017 | Chip Kahn
“When regulations start hindering care instead of helping people - we have a problem.
“Caregiver focus should be on the patient, not outdated or ineffective bureaucratic mandates.
May 02, 2017 | Chip Kahn
Category: Affordable Care Act, Financing, Insurance
Summer is right around the corner. June 21st, to be exact. Many Americans probably don’t pay much attention to that date, other than waiting for those warm summer days. But it should be circled on our calendars this year because it is the day on which health insurers must decide whether to participate in Obamacare Exchanges for 2018.
- FAH Leader Welcomes CMS Proposal on Bundled Payments
- FAH Leader Looks to the Future of Value-Based Payment in New Health Affairs Blog
- FAH Joins Other Health Care and Business Groups in Support of CSR Payments for Health Care Consumers
- FAH Members Honored by Modern Healthcare