Category Archives: financing
June 14, 2018 | FAH Policy Blog Team
Category: Affordable Care Act, Financing, Medicaid, Medicare
The cumulative reductions in federal payments to hospitals since 2010 will reach $218.2 billion by 2028, according to a report released today by the health economics consulting firm Dobson | DaVanzo and Associates.
May 25, 2018 | FAH Policy Blog Team
At a Senate Finance Committee hearing held today, witnesses and legislators examined the issues surrounding access to health care in rural communities.
April 25, 2018 | Chip Kahn
Category: Financing, Medicare, Transparency
The newly released IPPS Proposed Rule goes a long way to putting patients first.
February 12, 2018 | Chip Kahn
According to MedPAC, hospitals are already experiencing the lowest Medicare margins in history, while the CBO says nearly half of all hospitals will be facing negative margins by 2025. The White House’s FY19 budget proposal would more than double the $160+ billion in cuts imposed on hospitals since 2010. Among the flawed proposals are massive reductions in Medicare bad debt payments and cutbacks in funding for hospital care for millions of uninsured Americans, plus those in post-acute facilities. It also dramatically reduces resources for Medicaid and the training of needed new doctors. Enough is enough. These unsustainable cuts would directly impact hospitals’ ability to serve patients.
- Federation Leaders Named on “Most Influential Physician Executives” List
- New Report Shows Cumulative Hospital Cuts Top $218 Billion
- HCA’s Dr. Jon Perlin Receives Prestigious National Health Care Award
- Hospitals Improving Patient Safety, but Quality Program Needs Overhaul