HLC Newsletter


New Survey: Nearly 9 in 10 Seniors Satisfied with Medicare Part D

July 26, 2016

Policymakers Weighing Changes to Prescription Drug Program Must Keep in Mind Seniors’ Approval of Part D’s Choices, Value, Convenience, Medicare Today Chair Said WASHINGTON – Ten years after its initial … Continued

“HIPAA 101” Briefing Focused on Health Information Privacy and Security Issues

July 19, 2016

To clear up prevalent misconceptions associated with the Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), the Healthcare Leadership Council (HLC) hosted a “HIPAA 101” briefing on Capitol Hill.  Experts discussed … Continued

Nation’s Transition to Value-Based Healthcare Necessitates Modernization of Fraud, Abuse Laws

July 12, 2016

In Statement to Senate Finance Committee, Healthcare Leadership Council Says Current Laws Impede Improvements in Care Quality, Patient Safety, Cost Containment WASHINGTON – In a statement submitted to the Senate … Continued

Healthcare Leadership Council Announces Support for Legislation Recognizing Long-Term Economic Benefits of Wellness, Disease Prevention Programs

July 6, 2016

Measure Introduced by Senators Angus King (I-ME), Michael Crapo (R-ID), Ben Cardin (D-MD), and Tom Udall (D-NM) Will Enable Federal Government to “Go on Offense against Chronic Disease” WASHINGTON – … Continued