In October, my colleague John Zordani provided an outline of the leading Democratic presidential candidates’ positions on health care reform. While we still don’t know who the Democratic nominee for President will be, President Trump is expected to represent the...
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House and Senate members have returned from their summer recess, which started at the beginning of August and ran through Labor Day. Let’s take a look at the major health care policy matters that are on deck for consideration before lawmakers return once again to...
Why You Should Get Involved The Alliance encourages its member-employers to get involved and share their perspectives with their elected representatives, particularly members of Congress given that so many policy issues are handled by the U.S. Congress and federal...
Learn the impact of surprise medical billing from out-of-network providers, the politics of reform and what reform is happening in the United States.
Ever since the U.S. Supreme Court upheld major portions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in 2012, health care providers, insurers and employers have been closely monitoring congressional and executive action to forecast the future of the law and its many provisions. The Dec. 14, 2018 ruling by a federal district court judge in Texas, Reed O’Connor, once again throws judicial action into the forefront of that mix.
A recent Google search for “opioid crisis” produced 90 million results, an indication that America’s addiction to opioids has gained serious media attention over the last several years.
Two bills designed to promote transparency in the sale of prescription drugs by banning pharmacy “gag clauses” were passed by Congress and signed into law by the President this month.
Onsite clinics are a growing trend for American employers. Today, 50 percent of employers with over 5,000 employees have onsite or near-site clinics, according to the National Association of Worksite Health Clinics. It’s predicted that in the next two years, this percentage will grow to two out of three.
July has been a busy month for those keeping up with changes to health care law and policymaking. Here is an overview of some recent action by the administration and Congress.
On Friday, May 11, President Trump delivered a highly anticipated speech to outline his plan to reduce drug prices and the cost of health care in America. The President gave a speech that was high on platitudes, promising to “launch the most sweeping action in history to lower the price of prescription drugs for the American people.”