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Jul 31, 2020, 11:16 ET Health Coalition Supports Liability Provisions in Senate Stimulus Bill

The Health Coalition on Liability and Access (HCLA) today offered its support of S. 4317, the Safeguarding America's Frontline Employees To Offer...


May 29, 2020, 14:27 ET Health Coalition Applauds House Bill to Protect Pandemic Responders, Facilities from Unnecessary Lawsuits

The Health Coalition on Liability and Access (HCLA) today applauded the introduction of a bill in the House of Representatives that offers...


Apr 23, 2020, 16:03 ET Health Coalition on Liability and Access Announces 2020 Board of Directors, Executive Committee

The Health Coalition on Liability and Access (HCLA) today announced the organization's Board of Directors and Executive Committee members for 2020,...


Apr 17, 2020, 16:44 ET Health Coalition Urges Congress to Grant Immunity to Pandemic Responders

The Health Coalition on Liability and Access today announced it had sent a letter to Congressional leaders urging inclusion of relief from the threat ...


Mar 12, 2019, 15:49 ET Health Coalition Encouraged by Inclusion of Liability Reforms in 2020 Budget

The Health Coalition on Liability and Access is encouraged to see medical liability reforms included in the 2020 budget proposal, highlighting the...


Mar 01, 2017, 11:46 ET Health Coalition Encouraged by Congressional and Administration Support of Medical Liability Reform

The Health Coalition on Liability and Access (HCLA) applauded Congress and the Administration for supporting passage of medical liability reform in...


Feb 24, 2017, 11:42 ET Health Coalition Endorses Comprehensive Medical Liability Bill

The Health Coalition on Liability and Access today announced its support of the Protecting Access to Care Act, a comprehensive medical liability...


Apr 15, 2015, 03:45 ET Health Coalition Applauds Congress for Action on Medical Liability Reform

The Health Coalition on Liability and Access applauds Congress for passing legislation that will improve the nation's medical liability climate and...


Feb 11, 2015, 04:53 ET Health Coalition Supports Good Samaritan Bill to Protect Access to Care

The Health Coalition on Liability and Access today pledged support for the newly introduced Good Samaritan Health Professionals Act and applauded Rep....


Nov 06, 2014, 12:52 ET Election Day Results Indicate Progress on Medical Liability Reform

The Health Coalition on Liability and Access applauds the forward progress on medical liability reform following Tuesday's elections, as a California ...


Oct 17, 2014, 10:36 ET Health Coalition Launches Radio Ad Campaign to Support Pro-Liability Reform Candidate

The Health Coalition on Liability and Access today began running targeted radio ads in support of Joni Ernst, a Republican candidate for U.S. Senate...


Apr 11, 2013, 09:39 ET Health Coalition Supports Legislation to Curb Medical Lawsuit Abuse

The Health Coalition on Liability and Access today endorsed legislation introduced in the House of Representatives that will curb medical lawsuit...


Mar 21, 2013, 09:49 ET Health Coalition Sets Priorities, Legislative Agenda for 2013

With comprehensive medical liability reform legislation waiting to take center stage sometime this year, the Health Coalition on Liability and Access ...


Jun 28, 2012, 01:28 ET Medical Liability Reform Group Reacts to Supreme Court Decision on Affordable Care Act

The Health Coalition on Liability and Access, the nation's leading medical liability reform organization, responded to today's decision by the...


Mar 22, 2012, 02:50 ET Health Coalition Applauds House for Passage of Medical Liability Reform

The Health Coalition on Liability and Access today applauds Congress on the passage of medical liability reform provisions included in H.R. 5, the...


Mar 16, 2012, 04:13 ET Health Coalition Sends Letters in Support of Forthcoming Vote on Medical Liability Reform

The Health Coalition on Liability and Access today sent the following letters to Speaker John Boehner and Congressman Phil Gingrey, in support of the ...


Feb 16, 2012, 03:24 ET Health Coalition Sets Legislative Agenda for 2012

With comprehensive medical liability reform legislation still pending in Congress, the Health Coalition on Liability and Access met in Washington...


Jul 21, 2011, 08:45 ET Health Coalition Encouraged by Inclusion of Liability Reform in "Gang of Six" Deficit Reduction Plan

The Health Coalition on Liability and Access was encouraged by the inclusion of medical liability reform in the deficit reduction plan released...


May 12, 2011, 04:36 ET Health Coalition Praises House Committee for Passage of Medical Liability Reform

The House Energy and Commerce Committee met earlier this week to mark up H.R. 5, the "Help Accessible, Efficient, Low-cost, Timely Healthcare...


May 11, 2011, 09:44 ET New Poll Confirms Americans Want Medical Liability Reform

Americans overwhelmingly support meaningful medical liability reform and agree that elected representatives should make changes to our nation's...


Apr 06, 2011, 02:24 ET Health Coalition Testifies on Critical Need for Liability Reform

The Health Coalition on Liability and Access (HCLA) testified today before the Health Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee in a...


Jan 26, 2011, 02:33 ET Health Coalition Applauds President Obama's Commitment to Medical Liability Reform

The Health Coalition on Liability and Access today commended President Obama for his support of medical liability reform and his willingness to work...


Jan 20, 2011, 01:55 ET House Judiciary Hearing Puts Medical Liability Reform Back in the Spotlight

The Health Coalition on Liability and Access (HCLA) testified today before the Committee on the Judiciary of the U.S. House of Representatives in a...


Dec 03, 2010, 03:53 ET Health Groups Disappointed Debt Commission Fails to Reach Agreement

The Health Coalition on Liability and Access today was disappointed that the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform failed to reach...


Nov 17, 2010, 02:17 ET Health Groups Praise Second Bipartisan Debt Reduction Plan to Include Medical Liability Reform

The Health Coalition on Liability and Access today praised the release of a second debt reduction plan to include proven medical liability reforms,...