Category Archives: medicaid
January 25, 2018 | FAH Policy Blog Team
Today, the Federation of American Hospitals responded to a Department of Health and Human Services Request for Information (RFI) on how to promote choice and competition in the health care marketplace. The RFI was issued in response to the President’s Executive Order issued in October 2017, requiring the Secretary of HHS to provide a report to the President detailing the extent to which current law, regulations and policies fail to promote choice and competition.
January 18, 2018 | FAH Policy Blog Team
Hospital groups sent a letter to Members of the House and Senate Wednesday urging that they include in the short term funding bill “a two year delay of Medicaid disproportionate share hospital (DSH) cuts, as well as straight 5-year extensions of the Medicare-dependent hospital (MDH) and enhanced low-volume adjustment (LVA) programs.” The groups explained to legislators the importance of each of the programs and highlighted their effects on our nation’s most vulnerable patients.
November 21, 2017 | FAH Policy Blog Team
The Federation of American Hospitals sent a letter to CMS today answering the agency’s Request for Information on a new direction for the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI).
October 31, 2017 | FAH Policy Blog Team
Category: Health Care Delivery, Legislation, Medicaid
The Federation of American Hospitals sent a letter to House Energy and Commerce Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) on Tuesday expressing support for HR 3922, legislation that reauthorizes funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP).