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AHA Letter to the Senate Regarding AHCA Deliberations

The American Hospital Association has sent a letter to the U.S. Senate outlining the organization's hope that healthcare deliberations keep coverage at the center of the conversation for patients and the providers who care for them.

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News from the AMA Meeting
The American Medical Association is holding their annual meeting.
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Neighbors to Nominate Causes for a Chance to Help Their Communities

Forty causes will each win a $25,000 grant to assist their neighborhood.

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FDA Asks Endo Pharma to Pull Opana ER

In a highly unusual move, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has requested Endo Pharmaceuticals remove its opioid pain medication, reformulated Opana ER (oxymorphone hydrochloride), from the market. In a release on June 8, the agency said it is seeking removal based on concern that the benefits of the drug may no longer outweigh its risks. This is the first time the agency has taken steps to remove a currently marketed opioid pain medication from sale due to the public health consequences of abuse.

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Blocked: Aetna-Humana Decision

A federal judge has blocked the proposed Aetna-Humana merger citing antitrust concerns.

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ACA Update
ACA Update

The process to repeal the Affordable Care Act has begun. While Republicans have been unified in their call to repeal President Barack Obama's signature healthcare legislation, the steps forward to "replace" that coverage for nearly 20 million Americans have not enjoyed such singular clarity. On Thursday, Jan. 12, the U.S. Senate voted on a budget measure that put procedures in place to begin dismantling ACA. The U.S. House followed with a vote on Friday. While the votes were cast largely along party lines, a number of Republican senators and representatives have expressed concern over repealing the act without having a replacement in place. President-elect Donald Trump also has called for simultaneous repeal and replace.

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AMA Releases Letter to Congressional Leaders on Reform of Healthcare System

Nation's largest association of physicians calls on Congress to carefully consider 'replace' before 'repeal' to ensure no loss of coverage and access to care.

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Overtime Rule Temporarily Blocked
Overtime Rule Temporarily Blocked

A federal court injunction on impending overtime changes has put a temporary halt to the new rule that was set to go into effect Dec. 1. Sen. Lamar Alexander's reaction to this court ruling is below:

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TMA: Reject Proposed National Insurance Company Merger
TMA: Reject Proposed National Insurance Company Merger

Federal courts on Monday began hearing the trial in a lawsuit against the proposed $54 billion merger between health insurance giants Anthem and Cigna. The suit was filed in July by the U.S. Department of Justice and numerous state Attorneys General, including the Attorney General of the State of Tennessee.

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