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Understanding State Laws for Interchangeable Biosimilars

October 15, 2021

An important development in the biopharmaceutical world, with significant ramifications for patients, is the progress being made on biosimilars.  These are products with the same safety and efficacy as FDA-approved … Continued


The Problematic Push to Slow Medicare Advantage’s Positive Health Impact

September 23, 2021

In the complex deliberations on Capitol Hill to assemble a social spending package that can pass both houses, one of the prominent proposals being discussed is the expansion of Medicare … Continued


Addressing Children’s Behavioral Health Through School Telehealth Programs

August 25, 2021

Children are the future, however what does the future hold for our children? The CDC estimates that as many as one out of five children experience a mental disorder in … Continued


Investing in Non-Traditional Access to Care

May 25, 2021

Even before COVID-19, our healthcare system was evolving to expand remote and in-home care.  The pandemic has underscored the importance of providing quality care to people where they are. Leading … Continued


Merck for Mothers Continues to Advance Maternal Health Equity

April 30, 2021

In a nation where Black women are disproportionately impacted by maternal mortality; Merck for Mothers has committed to understanding women’s experiences in order to improve the quality of maternity care. … Continued


Health Industry Leader Offers a Medicare Advantage Solution

February 4, 2021

Politically, the notion of “Medicare for All” is a non-starter. Americans have consistently resisted the idea of a major government health coverage expansion that would take away the private plans … Continued


The Systemic Flaw that is Health Inequity

April 15, 2020

During times of crisis, a point of structural weakness becomes glaringly visible and vulnerable.  The COVID-19 pandemic has placed a spotlight on the inequities that exist in this country when … Continued


National Health IT Week: Supporting Healthy Communities

September 27, 2019

This year the theme of National Health IT Week is focused on driving better health outcomes and equity in our communities.  The Healthcare Leadership Council (HLC), with its broad membership … Continued


National Obesity Care Week: Behind the Scenes of Obesity

September 19, 2019

September 16-20 is National Obesity Care Week (NOCW).  NOCW is a source for science-based information on obesity.  More than 93 million Americans are affected by obesity, with an estimated cost … Continued


Importing Prescription Drugs Will Create More Problems than it Solves

September 11, 2019

Several years ago, there was a significant push in Congress to allow wholesale importation of prescription drugs from other countries into the United States.  The Healthcare Leadership Council found itself … Continued