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May 9, 2019
The House Appropriations Committee yesterday voted 30-23 to approve with changes legislation that would provide $189.9 billion in base discretionary funding for the departments of Labor, Health and Human Services and Education and related agencies in fiscal year 2020.
May 9, 2019
An estimated 9.4 percent of U.S. residents, or 30.4 million people, lacked health insurance when surveyed in 2018, according to a report released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
May 9, 2019
Training emergency medical services agencies to implement prehospital guidelines for traumatic brain injury doubled the survival rate for patients with severe head trauma, according to a study reported yesterday in JAMA Surgery.
May 8, 2019
Since announcing the strategic alliance between the AHA and UnidosUS last year, the organizations with leadership from the Institute for Diversity and Health Equity have developed a number of resources and participated in various activities to advance health equity and eliminate gaps for the Latino community.
May 8, 2019
The AHA today voiced strong support for the Protecting Local Access to Care for Everyone Act (H.R. 2552).
May 8, 2019
The House of Representative today passed two AHA-supported bills to promote generic and biosimilar competition in the prescription drug market.
May 8, 2019
The Senate Finance Committee today held a hearing on clinician payment reform under the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 and how it could be further improved.
May 8, 2019
The White House Office of Management and Budget yesterday published a notice seeking comment on a potential change in the annual inflation factor that the Census Bureau uses to measure poverty.
May 8, 2019
Delaware hospitals have adopted a common protocol for identifying and assisting human trafficking victims.
May 8, 2019
Robert Pear, a reporter who covered health care policy and other national issues during 40 years at the New York Times, died Tuesday at age 69 from complications of a stroke.