Updates from HELP Hearings

Sep 28, 2017 at 12:02 am by Staff

U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), alongside ranking member Patty Murray (D-Wash.), continued bipartisan hearings of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP).... Read More

Update 9/26: Senate Pulls Plug on Graham-Cassidy

Sep 22, 2017 at 03:55 pm by Staff

On Sept. 26, with three Republican senators signaling they would not vote for the Graham-Cassidy healthcare proposal ... all for different reasons ... Sen. Majority Leader Mit.... Read More

Senators Applaud $25 Million Award to End Modern Slavery

Sep 22, 2017 at 12:02 am by Staff

"Truly a monumental day!" - Sen. Bob Corker On Sept. 14, U.S. Senators Bob Corker (R-Tenn.), Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), and Ben Cardin (D-Md.) joined tog.... Read More

HELP Committee's Bipartisan Effort Stalls

Sep 19, 2017 at 04:32 pm by Staff

Senate HELP Chairman Lamar Alexander's Statement on Bipartisan Health Insurance Stabilization Work   WASHINGTON, September 19 - Senate health committee chairman Lamar.... Read More

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