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Apr 11, 2019
Tennessee Hospital Association President and CEO Craig Becker will retire later this year after more than 25 years in the role.
Apr 10, 2019
Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and 14 of his Democratic colleagues today introduced the Medicare for All Act of 2019, legislation that would create a national health insurance program for every U.S. resident within four years, and allow Americans to buy in to the Medicare program during the transition.
Apr 10, 2019
The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals said today that it will hear oral arguments in July in the appeal of a district court decision that struck down the entire Affordable Care Act.
Apr 10, 2019
The Trump administration has appealed a federal judge’s recent ruling that blocked Medicaid work requirements in Kentucky and Arkansas.
Apr 10, 2019
The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations today held the
Apr 10, 2019
The Food and Drug Administration yesterday announced changes to the prescribing information included in outpatient opioid pain medication labels.
Apr 10, 2019
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality is accepting comments through April 25 on a draft report on treatment for acute pain.
Apr 10, 2019
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has named the AHA’s American Society for Health Care Engineering an ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year.
Apr 9, 2019
At the AHA Annual Membership Meeting today, Reps. Donna Shalala, D-Fla., former Health and Human Secretary, and Michael Burgess, R-Texas, ranking member of the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health, discussed health care issues facing the new Congress, particularly reducing the high cost of prescription drugs and preventing surprise medical bills.
Apr 9, 2019
Congress must strengthen the Affordable Care Act, rein in the high price of drugs and ease the Medicaid Disproportionate Share Hospital cuts, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., said today at the AHA Annual Membership Meeting.