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Sep 20, 2019
Among other benefits to the community, mergers can help hospitals deploy more effective safeguards against hackers, writes AHA General Counsel Melinda Hatton.
Sep 19, 2019
House Democratic leaders today released the Lower Drug Costs Now Act, a bill that would make a series of changes to the Medicare program in an effort to lower the price of prescription drugs.
Sep 19, 2019
The House of Representatives today voted 301-123 to approve a continuing resolution that would fund the federal government through Nov. 21 and prevent impending Medicaid cuts, among other provisions.
Sep 19, 2019
AHA today participated in a listening session held by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to receive additional input on potential changes to the overall hospital star ratings methodology.
Sep 19, 2019
The AHA today expressed concerns with the Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act (S. 386/H.R.1044), legislation that would eliminate the per-country cap for immigrant visas.
Sep 19, 2019
Reps. Eliot Engel, D-N.Y., and Larry Bucshon, R-Ind., have introduced the Advancing Education on Biosimilars Act of 2019, which would create federal programs to promote the use of use cost-effective biosimilar drugs.
Sep 19, 2019
The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce today held a hearing to examine how pharmaceutical companies are putting “profits over consumers."
Sep 19, 2019
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention today updated the number of people with confirmed or probable lung injuries associated with electronic cigarette use or vaping products to 530 in 38 states and the U.S. Virgin Islands, including seven deaths.
Sep 19, 2019
Rep. Roger Marshall, M.D., R-Kan., today hosted at the Library of Congress a briefing and expert panel on human trafficking and how health care providers can help trafficking victims.
Sep 18, 2019
According to a committee summary, the draft bill would provide $93.4 billion in discretionary funding for the Department of Health and Human Services, an increase of $2.9 billion over FY 2019.