Category Archives: medicare
December 21, 2018 | FAH Policy Blog Team
Today, FAH submitted comments in response to a Proposed Rule from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) making changes to the Medicare Advantage (MA) program. The FAH letter addressed support for the following policies:
November 13, 2018 | FAH Policy Blog Team
Category: Medicare, Pharmaceuticals
The Federation of American Hospitals joined 16 other groups in sending a letter to Congressional leaders today urging them to preserve the actions taken in the Bipartisan Budget Act (BBA) of 2018 to protect seniors and taxpayers from out-of-control drug prices during the upcoming lame duck session of Congress.
October 25, 2018 | Chip Kahn
Category: Financing, Medicare, Pharmaceuticals
We agree with the President that it is time to reduce the drug tab for Americans, but actions need to be focused on the real culprit - manufacturers’ prices - not the frontline hospitals and physicians who administer and prescribe those medicines. We look forward to examining the details and fine print of the Administration’s proposals.
October 17, 2018 | FAH Policy Blog team
FAH submitted comments Tuesday to CMS’ Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP); Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) ― Pathways to Success Proposed Rule.