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00:01 ET COA Completely Disagrees with Draft MedPAC Medicare Part B Recommendations

On Monday the Board of Directors of the Community Oncology Alliance (COA) submitted a letter to the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC)...


Mar 27, 2017, 12:23 ET AADE: Medicare Continues To Put People With Diabetes At Risk

A new survey from the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) found that Medicare's Competitive Bidding Program (CBP)...


Mar 27, 2017, 12:23 ET PCMA Releases New Campaign Video: 'How Do Prescription Drug Rebates Reduce Costs?'

As part of its DrugBenefitSolutions.com campaign, the Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) today released a new video — "How do...


Mar 27, 2017, 09:30 ET Coalition of Maritime Commerce Organizations Urges Congress to Fund Successful Efforts to Address Asian Carp in the Great Lakes Region

On Friday, March 24th, UnLock Our Jobs (UOJ), a coalition of business and industry organizations dedicated to supporting the U.S. economy through...


Mar 27, 2017, 08:45 ET Leading public law firm joins the fight against Trump's bid to defund 'sanctuary jurisdictions'

On March 22, 2017, the firm of Renne, Sloan, Holtzman & Sakai filed an amicus brief on behalf of California cities and counties to support an...


Mar 24, 2017, 18:43 ET AFGE: Withdrawal of AHCA a 'Win for Working Families'

In response to the withdrawal of the American Health Care Act after it became clear there were not enough votes to pass, American Federation of...


Mar 24, 2017, 15:57 ET Parker Waichman LLP: The 9/11 Health Watch Statement on the 5th Annual VCF Report

Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm that has long fought for the heroes and survivors of the September 11th terrorist attacks, comments that...


Mar 24, 2017, 14:08 ET RowdMap, Inc. Chief Scientific Officer, Joshua Rosenthal, PhD, featured on Public Interest Podcast on Social Mandate for High-Value Healthcare

Joshua Rosenthal, PhD, of RowdMap, Inc. joins President of National Committee on Quality Assurance (NCQA), Senators, Pulitzer Prize Winners,...


Mar 24, 2017, 13:37 ET Americans for Tax Reform Will Rate the Vote on AHCA

Americans for Tax Reform urges a YES vote on AHCA. "The American Health Care Act is -- to start -- a $1 trillion tax cut and a $1.15 trillion...


Mar 24, 2017, 11:49 ET Report: The First ICE Weekly Alien Criminal Releases List

As directed by executive order, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has issued its first report identifying jurisdictions that obstruct ICE...


Mar 24, 2017, 11:01 ET Commissioner Doak Warns Lawmakers Oklahoma Exchange May Have No Carriers in 2018

Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John D. Doak is warning state and federal lawmakers that Oklahoma is in danger of having no insurers participate in...


Mar 24, 2017, 09:00 ET NYSE Hosts Annual Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation Fundraiser

At the New York Stock Exchange last night, 30 Medal of Honor Recipients participated in a gala honoring Austin, Texas attorney and philanthropist...


Mar 24, 2017, 09:00 ET Climb the Ladder of Success with Home Health Conditions of Participation (CoPs): Key Changes for Organization and Administration of Services and Clinical Records

Following the release of the final rule on Medicare Home Health Conditions of Participation (CoPs) for home health services, Laura Gramenelles, RN,...


Mar 24, 2017, 08:52 ET API's Gerard welcomes federal approval of the Keystone XL pipeline

API President and CEO Jack Gerard welcomed the State Department's approval of the cross-border permit needed for the advancement of the Keystone XL...


Mar 23, 2017, 16:32 ET ATA Leaders, Professional Drivers Deliver Policy Message to President Trump

Today, members of the American Trucking Associations, along with a contingent of America's Road Team Captains – ATA's group of elite professional...


Mar 23, 2017, 10:11 ET New Coalition Formed to Save NIH Funding

In response to last week's proposed budget cuts to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), a new organization has emerged to help preserve...


Mar 23, 2017, 09:30 ET Ernest J. Moniz Named New CEO of Nuclear Threat Initiative

Former U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest J. Moniz has been named the new chief executive officer and co-chairman of the Board of Directors of the...


Mar 22, 2017, 23:45 ET Media Advisory: Trucking Executives, Professional Drivers to Visit White House

Tomorrow afternoon, leaders of the American Trucking Associations and members of ATA's elite team of professional drivers, America's Road Team, are...


Mar 22, 2017, 21:13 ET Washington State Providers and Delivery System Speak out Against the American Health Care Act

Five organizations that represent Washington State's largest health care delivery systems, physicians and providers are stating their opposition to...


Mar 22, 2017, 19:15 ET Nurse Practitioners Respond to New Version of American Health Care Act

As lawmakers continue to consider modifications to H.R.1628, the American Health Care Act of 2017 (AHCA), the American Association of Nurse...


Mar 22, 2017, 14:06 ET IDFA President and CEO Urges Congress to Address Risk Management for Milk Processors and Farmers in Testimony before House Agriculture Committee

Michael Dykes, D.V.M., president and CEO of the International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA), testified today before the House Committee on...


Mar 22, 2017, 13:56 ET NATSO Applauds "Investing in America: A Penny for Progress" -- Legislation That Would Boost Highway Funding

NATSO President and CEO Lisa Mullings issued the following statement following Congressman DeFazio's (D-Ore.) introduction of "Investing in...


Mar 22, 2017, 12:46 ET Declaraciones de Stacey D. Stewart, presidenta de March of Dimes, sobre la consideración del Parlamento de la Ley de Cuidado de la Salud Estadounidense

March of Dimes publicó las siguientes declaraciones de su presidenta, Stacey D. Stewart, en relación con la Ley de Cuidado de la Salud...


Mar 22, 2017, 08:57 ET Florida Blue Foundation Community Health Symposium Taps National Experts on Health Care Reform and Healthy Communities

Nationally recognized experts on health care reform and building healthy communities will share their expertise at the Florida Blue Foundation's...


Mar 21, 2017, 20:48 ET IFAW Statement on S.J. Res. 18: Congress "intent on doing anything but protecting wildlife"

Jeff Flocken, North American Regional Director for the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), issued the following statement regarding the...