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Category Archives: media

FAH Celebrates 2018 National Hospital Week

May 07, 2018 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: FAH News, General, Media

This week, FAH and its member companies are joining other health care industry leaders to celebrate hospital week. A time when we express our appreciation for the more than 5,000 community hospitals across our country.

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FAH Comments on CMS 2019 MA Draft Call Letter

March 12, 2018 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Media, Medicare

FAH recently submitted a comment letter to CMS on the 2019 Medicare Advantage (MA) and Part D Advance Notice and Draft Call Letter. FAH urged CMS to use caution when allowing MA organizations (MAOs) greater flexibility regarding cost-sharing and benefit design (e.g., tiered cost-sharing, increased cost-sharing to manage utilization, and new interpretation of the uniformity requirements), as these changes could limit transparency and increase beneficiary costs and confusion.

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FAH Leader Comments on Secretary Azar’s Remarks at FAH Annual Meeting

March 06, 2018 | Chip Kahn

Category: FAH News, Media

“We were pleased that Sec. Azar chose our meeting for one of his first major public addresses. It was an opportunity for all of us to hear his agenda first hand. We are excited for the opportunity to partner with HHS as the Secretary’s agenda develops, which is so important to all Americans.”

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FAH Announces Speakers for 2018 Annual Public Policy Conference & Business Exposition

February 28, 2018 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: FAH News, Media

WHAT: The annual public policy conference of the Federation of American Hospitals (FAH) WHEN: Monday, March 5, 2018 WHERE: Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, Main Ballroom, 2660 Woodley Road, N.W., Washington, DC FEATURED SPEAKERS:

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