The Lower Health Care Costs Act of 2019 aims to deliver better health care outcomes and better health care experiences at lower costs
On Thursday, May 9, President Donald Trump called for an end to 'surprise medical bills' that can cost consumers thousands ... or tens of thousands ... of dollars for out-of-network billing.
Ending the practice of hospitals and providers sending surprise medical bills to patients is a perfect example of how Congress and President Trump can work together to reduce out of pocket health care costs for Americans.
Recommendations include increasing transparency, lowering prescription drug costs, eliminating surprise billing, expanding primary care, improving electronic health records, addressing consolidation
Dashboards further the agency's efforts to increase price transparency throughout the healthcare system and create incentives for lower list prices for prescription drugs
Senators say proposed revision jeopardizes rule that has reduced emissions of dangerous pollutant and produced cleaner air
Sen. Lamar Alexander asks stakeholders and future leaders to weigh in on ways to improve health outcomes, lower costs.
Says federal government provides over $5 billion a year to 1,400 community health centers that provide American families with access to affordable care
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
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.
Blackburn Introduces Bipartisan Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act 2.0 to Combat Opioid Epidemic
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.
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