U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) re-introduced the Rural Health Innovation Act along with Senator John Hickenlooper (D-Colo.) to incentivize communities to prioritize urgent care needs.
Respond to Request for Input from Sens. Murray & Pallone
Yesterday, AHIP submitted comments in response to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) proposed rule on Updating Payment Parameters, Section 1332 Waiver Implementing Regulations, and Improving Health Insurance Markets for 2022 and Beyond.
In executive session of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Technology, U.S. Senators Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) and Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.) led the passage of an amendment to the Endless Frontier Act to invest $17 billion in Department of Energy (DOE) National Laboratories and User Facilities.
Letter Signed by Eleven Organizations to Biden Administration
U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) introduced bicameral, bipartisan legislation along with Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.) to improve health outcomes for individuals living with limb loss or limb differences.
Reps. Dan Kildee (D-Mich.) and Brad Wenstrup (R-Ohio) introduced their bipartisan bill, the Rural Behavioral Health Access Act.
U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) along with Senators Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), Lisa Murkowski (R-Ala.), and Tina Smith (D-Minn.) introduced the bipartisan Rural America Health Corps Act. Representatives Cheri Bustos (D-Ill.) and David Kustoff (R-Tenn.) introduced companion legislation in the House of Representatives.
Letter Recommends National Goal to Have a Majority of Traditional Medicare Beneficiaries in an ACO by 2025
A number of priority issues requiring legislative action have reemerged as healthcare organizations begin to consider a post-pandemic landscape.
ACS CAN's Tennessee office applauds Gov. Bill Lee's budget proposal to increase tobacco cessation funding.
Yesterday, counsel for the American Hospital Association and the five other national groups and three individual hospital systems that sued the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) over its failure to halt drug company actions that undermine the 340B drug pricing program sent letters demanding that the offending drug companies immediately halt their illegal activities.
More than a year after submitting Amendment 42 to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) requesting a waiver to increase flexibility in the administration of the state's Medicaid program, Tennessee has received an affirmative nod to move forward.
Proposal to protect patients from surprise medical bills and resolve payment disputes between providers and insurers included in government funding legislation that the Congress will vote on this week
The Supreme Court of the United States issued its landmark ruling in Rutledge v. Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA), determining whether community pharmacies are protected from payment practices they deemed abusive.
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