Category Archives: health-care-delivery
May 04, 2017 | Chip Kahn
Category: Affordable Care Act, FAH News, Health Care Delivery
FAH President and CEO Chip Kahn released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed the American Health Care Act: “Republicans have set their sights on repealing and replacing the ACA so today’s vote is disappointing, but not surprising. As passed by the House of Representatives, the AHCA fails to protect the health coverage and access to care for so many Americans. It also makes it more difficult for hospitals to deliver the care we all rely on. With these concerns top of mind, FAH could not support the House legislation today.
April 18, 2017 | Chip Kahn
Category: Health Care Delivery, Quality, Transparency
Measures that matter, return on investment, and meaningful reporting – these are three things our industry needs to focus on as we look to the future of value based payments.
April 12, 2017 | FAH Policy Blog Team
Category: Health Care Delivery, Insurance, Media
The Federation of American Hospitals and seven other groups sent a letters to President Trump and Congressional leaders today asking them to protect access to care for millions of Americans by quickly stabilizing the individual insurance market. The groups all agree that the best way to do this is by funding the cost sharing reductions or CSRs, which help nearly seven million people by reducing deductibles, co-payments, and out-of-pocket costs.
April 06, 2017 | Chip Kahn
Category: Health Care Delivery, Rural
“This legislation is vital to the health of rural hospitals across America. It provides them critical financial support that allows hospitals in small communities to focus on what matters most – quality patient care.