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We Support Obesity Care Week 2021!

March 3, 2021

The Healthcare Leadership Council is pleased to be an Obesity Care Week (OCW2021) Champion and support this important awareness week. OCW2021 has a global vision for a society that understands, … Continued


Dealing With Disaster: Applying Lessons Learned from a Pandemic

November 30, 2020

As COVID-19 has maintained its grip on the United States, there has been an increasing focus on learning from emergency response successes and mistakes in order to prepare the nation’s … Continued


Statement by Healthcare Leadership Council President Mary R. Grealy on HHS Proposed Regulations to Advance Value-Based Care

October 9, 2019

We applaud the Department of Health and Human Services for launching regulatory action aimed at advancing value-based care and enabling greater care coordination to benefit patients.  While we will be … Continued


The Time is Right to Address Harmful Healthcare Taxes

November 26, 2018

There is still more speculation than certainty as to what will happen in the congressional lame duck session in the final weeks of 2018, but there is one easy step … Continued


Medicare Part D Facts Keep Getting in the Way of Politics

August 10, 2018

It’s campaign season, so that means we’re seeing an escalation in the number of politicians who insist that the federal government must involve itself in “negotiating” prices for the Medicare Part … Continued


Heroism Shouldn’t Be Discouraged by Legal Concerns

August 8, 2018

There is legislation – the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Reauthorization Act – moving through the U.S. Senate right now that is essential in reauthorizing critical programs improving our public health … Continued


Quantifying the Medicare Advantage advantage

July 25, 2018

In the 15 years since its inception, the increase in popularity of Medicare Advantage (MA) – health coverage provided by private plans in contrast to traditional fee-for-service (FFS) Medicare – … Continued


Action Needed for Market Stability, Access to Health Coverage

July 18, 2018

There is a consensus in this country that people who are struggling with illnesses and have a greater need for healthcare services should not be prevented from acquiring health insurance. … Continued


A Public Health Crisis Requires a Roadmap of Solutions

July 12, 2018

It’s indisputable that the opioid addiction crisis with which America is currently grappling is one of historic magnitude.  We’re losing more than 115 people per day from opioid overdoses.  Families … Continued