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Category Archives: health-care-delivery

FAH Comments on EPM Cancelation Proposed Rule

October 16, 2017 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Health Care Delivery, Medicare

FAH sent comments to CMS today supporting the agency’s decision to cancel the Episode Payment Models (EPM), and encouraging the Agency to make additional changes to the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Model (CJR).

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FAH Member Company, Hospitals Named to Best Places to Work List

October 03, 2017 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: FAH News, Health Care Delivery

One of FAH’s member companies and several hospitals were named the 2017 Modern Healthcare Best Places to Work list.

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FAH Comments on Proposed Home Health Payment and Methodology Changes

September 25, 2017 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Financing, Health Care Delivery, Medicare

The Federation of American Hospitals sent comments to CMS today on proposed changes to the 2018 home health prospective payment system (HH PPS) rate and proposed refinements to the case-mix adjustment methodology that would begin in 2019.

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Experts Stress Importance of Telehealth to Congressional Staff

September 13, 2017 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Health Care Delivery, Rural

The importance of telehealth to rural communities and the challenges it faces were the topic of a special briefing on Capitol Hill today.

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