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Category Archives: health-care-delivery

FAH Leader Welcomes CMS Proposal on Bundled Payments

August 16, 2017 | Chip Kahn

Category: Financing, Health Care Delivery

FAH President and CEO Chip Kahn issued the following statement after CMS proposed cancelling the mandatory Episode Payment Model (EPM) and reducing the number of hospitals required to participate in the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CJR) Payment Model: “FAH very much welcomes Secretary Price’s thoughtful efforts to reduce the regulatory burden on providers while at the same time advancing innovations in patient care delivery through voluntary demonstration programs under CMMI. Today’s proposed rule is an important step in the right direction, and we look forward to providing CMS with our comments.”

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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 Reacts to Release of Administration’s Budget

May 23, 2017 | Chip Kahn

Category: Health Care Delivery, Medicaid

The hospitals that Americans depend on need sufficient resources to ensure care.

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FAH Leader Reacts to House Passage of AHCA

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.

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