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Category Archives: general

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“Caregiver focus should be on the patient, not outdated or ineffective bureaucratic mandates.

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FAH Celebrates 2017 National Hospital Week

May 08, 2017 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: FAH News, General, Media

Hospitals across the country and their millions of employees work diligently to provide quality care to patients 24/7/365. Much of the time their hard works goes unnoticed, but not this week. National Hospital Week is a chance for us all to say thanks! This year’s celebration runs from May 7th to the 13th and the theme is “The Healing Heart of Healthcare.”

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Giving Thanks for Access to Care This Holiday

November 23, 2016 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: General

As most Americans prepare for a long weekend, FAH would like to thank the dedicated hospital staff who will be working over the Thanksgiving holiday.

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FAH CEO: Stark Law Needs “Critical Improvements”, Hatch White Paper Examines Need for Change

June 30, 2016 | Chip Kahn

Category: FAH News, General

FAH appreciates the efforts to reform the Stark Law by Chairman Hatch and other members of the Senate Finance Committee.

There is undoubtedly a need to modernize this legislation. Right now it is costly, unwieldy and burdensome, often leading to disproportionate penalties for providers. It also needs to keep pace with the future of health care payment and delivery models.

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