On Thursday, Sept. 27, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex M. Azar II flew to Nashville to share thoughts and updates on healthcare coverage in America during a Nashville Health Care Council Event held at Lipscomb University.
President Donald Trump announced his pick to replace Justice Kennedy on Monday evening, July 9. He selected 53-year-old Judge Brett Kavanaugh to serve on the Supreme Court, pending Congressional approval.
On Thursday, Oct. 12, President Donald Trump made two decisions that signal significant changes to healthcare.
Oct. 17, 2017 ... HELP Chairman Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn) and Ranking Member Patty Murray (D-Wash) have released a bipartisan compromise to restore funding for subsidies that help low income Americans with out-of-pocket health insurance costs while giving states more flexibility in ACA implementation. On Oct. 19, Alexander and Murray announced 24 bipartisan co-sponsors.
Sept. 19 statement from Senate HELP Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) on bipartisan health insurance stabilization indicates work has stalled.
Reaction to the latest movements on the Senate healthcare reform efforts.
July 18, 2017 ... A pre-dawn vote for 'skinny repeal' failed as Sen. John McCain voted no while making a plea for bipartisan work to craft a healthcare bill that a majority of Democrats and Republicans could both stand behind.
The Senate has now weighed in on their version of ACA 'repeal and replace.' Will it fare better with public sentiment than AHCA has so far?
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.
On May 15, the American Medical Association (AMA) urged Senate leaders to keep in mind patients at risk of losing their insurance coverage. "Significant changes to the ACA or Medicaid program potentially threaten the ability for millions of Americans to obtain and retain coverage. It is these citizens, constituents, and patients who should be at the center of this debate," wrote AMA CEO James L. Madara, MD.
Rep. Jim Cooper calls on healthcare industry leaders and providers to share their insights and expertise to help improve care across America.
Rep. Marsha Blackburn makes the case for competition, including the ability to purchase health insurance across state lines, as a key to affordable, accessible, patient-centered care.
With ACA repeal and replace in full swing, Leadership Health Care continues the streak of planning the annual trek to Washington, D.C. at pivotal moments impacting the healthcare industry.
House Republicans have begun the process to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. While many are still combing through the details of the American Health Care Act, reaction is beginning to flow in.
AHIP's Marilyn Tavenner and AHA's Rick Pollack recently addressed federal reform efforts as the president and legislators grapple with repealing, replacing or repairing the country's healthcare system.
The day before Donald J. Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States, the Nashville Health Care Council welcomed 650 members to hear top investment analysts discuss 2017 predictions for the healthcare industry at the annual "Wall Street's View on Prospects for the Health Care Industry" program.
PwC's Health Research Institute looks at areas of interest to the industry in 2017 starting with the looming questions surrounding the Affordable Care Act.
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.
Affordable Care Act Open Enrollment begins Tuesday, Nov. 1 with a festive event to encourage uninsured Tennesseans to get covered and others to re-enroll. Mayor Megan Barry, Tennessee Titan David Bass and enrollment navigation specialists will be at the launch at East Park Community Center. Open enrollment continues through Jan. 31, 2017.
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