fah hospital policy blog

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

HCA Healthcare Named a 2019 World’s Most Ethical Company

March 01, 2019 | FAH Policy Blog Team

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HCA Healthcare has been recognized for the 10th consecutive year as one of The World’s Most Ethical Companies by The Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices.

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FAH Leader Speaks at Nashville Health Care Council

February 27, 2019 | FAH Policy Blog Team

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Today, the Nashville Health Care Council hosted a discussion

about the future of health care featuring FAH’s Chip Kahn and Matt Eyles,
president and CEO of America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP). Kahn and Eyles spoke
to a crowd of 250 Council members in a conversation moderated by Melinda
Buntin, professor and Mike Curb Chair, Department of Health Policy, Vanderbilt
University Medical Center.

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FAH Leader Reacts to Medicare for All Bill

February 27, 2019 | Chip Kahn

Category: Legislation, Medicare

“Hospitals oppose legislation that would needlessly upend coverage for hundreds of millions of Americans. We have long been committed to assuring that everyone has access to high quality, affordable health coverage. This legislation eliminates private health insurance and would lead to a massive disruption in care for patients.”

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Before the Finger Pointing Begins – Here are the Facts about Drug Costs

February 26, 2019 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Hearings, Pharmaceuticals

This morning the leaders of seven major pharmaceutical companies are going to testify before the Senate Finance Committee. It is widely expected that they will downplay their role in the out-of-control price increases for lifesaving drugs needed by American families.

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