Competition Drives Patient-Centered Care

May 08, 2017 at 10:26 am by Staff

Publisher's Note: As a monthly publication, the articles by Reps. Blackburn & Cooper were written before the House renewed its push for a vote on a revamped AHCA plan. Rep.... Read More

TMA Scores a Legislative Win

May 05, 2017 at 03:47 pm by Staff

Provider Stability Act First of its Kind in U.S. The Tennessee Medical Association scored a major policy win as both chambers of the Tennessee General Assembly unanimously pa.... Read More

House Passes Revised AHCA Bill 217-213

May 04, 2017 at 01:37 pm by Staff

The House has passed the revamped GOP bill by a narrow margin. The bill, in its current format, is anticipated to face an uphill battle in the Senate. See below for reaction f.... Read More

CityHealth Unveils Health Policy Ratings for Largest U.S. Cities

Apr 10, 2017 at 11:42 am by Staff

In mid-February, CityHealth released its first round of ratings for public policies impacting health in the nation's 40 largest cities, including Memphis and Nashville. The ne.... Read More

Doctors' Day on the Hill Draws Record Crowd

Mar 09, 2017 at 10:44 am by Staff

A record number of physicians and other healthcare advocates took part in the Tennessee Medical Association's Day on the Hill on Tuesday in support of better state healthcare.... Read More

Tennessee Patient Stability Coalition Applauds Proposed Rx Benefits Legislation

Feb 09, 2017 at 01:40 pm by Staff

Feb. 9, 2017 - An unexpected denial letter in the mail, a surprise bill at the pharmacy counter: many Tennessee consumers are discovering the prescription coverage benefits.... Read More

NCPA Members List Top 2017 Political Priorities

Jan 17, 2017 at 01:09 pm by Staff

For the fourth consecutive year, the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) has asked its members to rank their most important legislative and regulatory priorities.... Read More

21st Century Cures

Jan 10, 2017 at 02:28 pm by Staff

Bipartisan Law Has Broad Healthcare Implications Editor's Note: U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), who chairs the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pen.... Read More

Legislative Priorities of Key Health Associations

Jan 10, 2017 at 01:04 pm by Staff

THA, TMA, TNA Weigh in on 2017 Goals Despite the uncertainty that comes with a changing administration at the federal level, work moves forward at the state level for the Ten.... Read More

We Need More Collaboration in Healthcare, Not Less

Jan 10, 2017 at 11:16 am by Staff

Tennessee Public Chapter 1046 created an equally balanced task force of advanced practice nurses and practicing physicians to "make recommendations to the general assembly for.... Read More