Category Archives: financing
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:
September 25, 2017 | FAH Policy Blog Team
Category: Financing, Health Care Delivery, Medicare
The Federation of American Hospitals sent comments to CMS today on proposed changes to the 2018 home health prospective payment system (HH PPS) rate and proposed refinements to the case-mix adjustment methodology that would begin in 2019.
September 11, 2017 | FAH Policy Blog Team
Today, the Federation of American Hospitals (FAH) filed comment letters in response to CMS’s proposed rules governing Medicare hospital outpatient payments and physician fee schedule payments in 2018.
August 21, 2017 | FAH Policy Blog Team
Category: Financing, Health Care Delivery
Friday, the Federation of American Hospitals submitted comments to CMS on proposals to update the Medicare Quality Payment Program (QPP) for calendar year 2018. The QPP was created by the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) and establishes a new framework for physician payment focused on value. FAH letter provides comments on both components of the QPP: the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and the Alternative Payment Model (APM) Incentive program