As Tennessee's infant and maternal mortality rates continue t be among the highest in the nation, leaders examine causes and possible remedies.
U.S. Senator Bob Corker (R-Tenn.), chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, today praised committee passage of legislation he authored with U.S. Senator Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) to extend the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) for another five years.
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.
Statement attributable to: Barbara L. McAneny, M.D., President, American Medical Association
As discussed in last month's edition of the Nashville Medical News, the Tennessee General Assembly recently approved a significant portion of Governor Bill Haslam's "TN Together" plan to combat the opioid crisis in Tennessee.
Statement from AMA President David O. Barbe, MD
The federal government last week published a notice of clarification in response to a court order requiring it to adequately address comments and proposals made by the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) and other organizations regarding the Greatest of Three Rule.
Final rule will improve program integrity, increase state flexibility, and reduce regulatory burdens
Blackburn Introduces Bipartisan Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act 2.0 to Combat Opioid Epidemic
Today, United States Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) - chairman of the Senate's health committee - pushed for better data and transparency of the federal 340B Drug Pricing Program to ensure it's fulfilling its purpose to help hospitals care for low-income patients.
Primary care gets a shot in the arm from state officials.
Baker Donelson healthcare attorney Michaela Poizner, who recently returned from the LHC Delegation to D.C., shares insights on issues of interest during the 2018 event.
CMS launches "Blue Button 2.0" tool, calls on all health insurers to make data available to patients
From safer sidewalks to anti-smoking campaigns, Nashville is finding innovative ways to address social detriments in Middle Tennessee.
After signaling a possible move toward dismissing more qui tam cases deemed to be meritless, the Department of Justice formalizes their new approach.
On March 11, Leadership Health Care embarks on the organization's annual delegation to D.C. where up-and-coming area healthcare leaders meet with policymakers and thought leaders in the nation's capital.
On March 6, members of the Tennessee Medical Association spent time with members of the Tennessee General Assembly to discuss key legislative topics impacting physicians and the healthcare community. TMA's Day on the Hill gives physicians a chance to share their expertise with lawmakers who make important public policy decisions affecting the delivery of healthcare in Tennessee.
Key healthcare associations and payer organizations look to simplify the pre-authorization process with a recently released consensus statement outlining key areas for improvement.
A busy legislative session is in store for the Tennessee Hospital Association as the organization works to ensure the delivery of high quality care to patients and the communities served across the state.
The Department of Justice recently signaled a possible move toward dismissing more qui tam cases deemed to be meritless.
With the 2018 legislative session in full swing, TMA is ready to advocate on behalf of its more than 9,000 physician members.
The opioid abuse epidemic in Tennessee is tragically leaving Tennessee medical examiners with a tough call in determining manner of death.
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