fah hospital policy blog

Perspectives on health policy affecting America’s hospitals and the patients we serve.

New Report Outlines Negative Impact of Medicare Public Option Proposal on Hospitals and Patients

March 12, 2019 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Financing, Legislation, Medicare

The American Hospital Association (AHA) and the Federation of American Hospitals (FAH) today released a new report that details the impact that a Medicare public option proposal could have on the ability of hospitals and health systems to continue to provide access to high-quality care to their patients and communities. The study finds that such a proposal, which would create a government-run Medicare-like health plan on the individual exchange, could have a significant impact on patient access to care.

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FAH Leader Reacts to White House's FY2020 Budget

March 11, 2019 | Chip Kahn

Category: FAH News, Financing, Medicare

The new White House budget imposes arbitrary and blunt Medicare cuts to hospitals who care for the nation’s most vulnerable. The impact on care for seniors would be devastating. Not to mention that massive reductions would drastically reduce resources critical to care for low-income Americans and cripple efforts to stave off the looming physician shortage.

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Milton Johnson Receives FAH’s Mike Bromberg Lifetime Achievement Award

March 04, 2019 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: FAH News

The Federation of American Hospitals was honored to give its Mike Bromberg Lifetime Achievement Award to HCA’s Milton Johnson Monday morning during the FAH Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C.

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FAH Presents Annual Corris Boyd Leadership Award to Deborah Williams

March 04, 2019 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: FAH News

​ This week the Federation of American Hospitals presented Deborah Williams, Senior Director of Program Management at Premier Inc., with the 13th annual Corris Boyd Leadership Award. Williams was honored March 4th during the FAH Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C.

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