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

Category Archives: general

Serving our Country, Caring for our Community

November 09, 2017 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: FAH News, General

This weekend, we honor veterans for their dedicated service to our country. The FAH appreciates the great sacrifices made by our retired service members and their families to protect America at home and abroad.

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FAH to CMS: Hospital Star Ratings New Methodology Needs Improvement

September 28, 2017 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: General, Quality

The Federation of American Hospitals this week commented on the CMS proposed methodology changes for the Medicare Hospital Star Rating program.

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FAH Comments on FY2018 Proposed IRF PPS Rule

June 27, 2017 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: General, Health Care Delivery

The Federation sent a letter to CMS on Monday commenting on several areas of the agency’s FY2018 proposed Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility (IRF) Prospective Payment System.

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FAH Leader Applauds Administration’s Regulatory Reform Efforts, Submits Recommendations

May 17, 2017 | Chip Kahn

Category: Financing, General, Medicaid, Medicare

“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“Caregiver focus should be on the patient, not outdated or ineffective bureaucratic mandates.

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