Reaction Pouring in on Graham-Cassidy Reform Proposal

Sep 19, 2017 at 03:36 pm by Staff

Alzheimer's Association and Alzheimer's Impact Movement Statement: September 25, 2017 - Across the country, millions of Americans living with Alzheimer's or other dementias.... Read More

AMA Urges Congress to Take Swift Action to Retain DACA Program Protections

Sep 18, 2017 at 12:02 am by Staff

CHICAGO ... Sept. 5, 2017 ... The American Medical Association (AMA) sent the following letter to Congress today urging prompt action to ensure that individuals with Deferred.... Read More

In Case of Emergency

Sep 11, 2017 at 02:16 pm by Staff

New CMS Rule Implementation Deadline Nears Healthcare providers and suppliers have long been expected to have an emergency preparedness plan in place. However, a final rule fr.... Read More

Disaster Preparedness: Are We Ready?

Sep 11, 2017 at 02:16 pm by Staff

Hope for the best, prepare for the worst. The old adage is still sound operational advice when dealing with the ever-evolving realm of public health disasters and threats. Wit.... Read More

President Signs FDA User Fee Legislation

Aug 25, 2017 at 12:02 am by Staff

On Aug. 18, President Donald Trump signed bipartisan legislation authored by Senate health committee Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) and Ranking Member Patty Murray (D-Wash.... Read More

Tennessee Members of 115th Congress Introduce Bill to Name the New Nashville Federal Courthouse in Honor of U.S. Sen. Fred Thompson

Aug 18, 2017 at 12:02 am by Staff

U.S. Senators Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) and Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) along with U.S. Representatives Diane Black (R-Tenn.), Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.), Steve Cohen (D-Tenn.), Scot.... Read More

Alexander Leads Bipartisan Support for Accelerated FDA Reviews

Aug 18, 2017 at 12:02 am by Staff

On Aug. 2, the U.S. Senate passed bipartisan legislation led by health committee Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) and Ranking Member Patty Murray (D-Wash.) intended to speed.... Read More

Chairman Alexander on Announcing Bipartisan Health Care Hearings: Unless Congress Acts, Millions May Not Have Insurance to Buy in 2018

Aug 01, 2017 at 05:33 pm by Staff

Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) today made the following remarks: "This committee, which is the Senate's health committee, will hold hearings beginning the week of September 4t.... Read More

UPDATED 7/28: Reaction to Senate Health Reform Measures

Jul 28, 2017 at 11:43 am by Staff

July 28, 2017 ... Reaction to the failure to pass 'skinny repeal.' AHA President & CEO Rick Pollack Statement on Skinny Repeal Vote "From the outset of this process, we.... Read More

Updated 7/28: Skinny Repeal Fails

Jul 13, 2017 at 11:14 am by Staff

UPDATE 7/28: After failing to pass 'repeal and replace' and 'repeal and delay,' the Senate held a pre-dawn vote on what had been termed 'skinny repeal' to do away with several.... Read More