President and CEO,
Federation of American Hospitals
Kahn continues to advocate for healthcare quality improvement and continued funding as he represents for-profit hospitals to Congress, and he’s voiced optimism about the potential majority split in Congress. “Historically, divided government has been good for our sector,” he said in November. He has supported additional funding for hospitals through the pandemic and supported Trump’s plan to ban surprise billing. He has also called on Congress to protect hospitals from COVID-19 liability.