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Health Leaders Highlight Actions Taken in Addressing Social Determinants of Health at Capitol Hill Briefing

September 15, 2017

The Healthcare Leadership Council (HLC) hosted a congressional staff briefing that addressed social determinants of health and the role they play in the quality and cost of care.  Mary R. … Continued


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

July 24, 2017

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 – More than a decade … Continued


In House Testimony, HLC Head Calls on Congress to Pass Joint Resolution Bringing End to IPAB

July 20, 2017

WASHINGTON – In testimony before a House subcommittee today, the president of the Healthcare Leadership Council urged Congress to pass a joint resolution, which must be enacted by August 15 … Continued


HLC Capitol Hill Briefing Focuses on Driving, Measuring Healthcare Value

July 14, 2017

As the U.S. healthcare system continues to make the transition from a fee-for-service orientation to value-based care, the Healthcare Leadership Council (HLC) hosted a briefing today on how value can … Continued


Statement by Healthcare Leadership Council President Mary R. Grealy on the Need to Repeal the Independent Payment Advisory Board

July 13, 2017

Calls for Congress to Meet August 15 Deadline for Passage of Fast Track Resolution to Eliminate IPAB Threat to Medicare Beneficiaries The need for Congress to eliminate the threat to … Continued


Healthcare Leaders Urge U.S. Senate Action on House-Passed Medical Liability Reform Legislation

July 7, 2017

Measure Should Be Improved, HLC President Says, By Linking Liability Protection to Evidence-Based Medical Practice WASHINGTON – Following the U.S. House’s passage last week of legislation that would bring much-needed … Continued


Majority of U.S. House of Representatives Now Cosponsoring Legislation Repealing Independent Payment Advisory Board

June 29, 2017

Healthcare Leaders Say Congress Needs to Move Before August Recess to Take Advantage of Legislative Window to Repeal IPAB Before Seniors are Harmed WASHINGTON – Bipartisan legislation to repeal the … Continued


Confidentiality Coalition Congressional Hill Briefing Provides Overview of Health Information Privacy and Security

June 15, 2017

The Confidentiality Coalition hosted a briefing for Congressional staff that provided a basic education on the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996.  HIPAA is a federal law … Continued


Healthcare Leadership Council Launches $2 Million Ad Campaign Calling for Independent Payment Advisory Board Repeal

June 8, 2017

Print, Digital, Broadcast and Cable TV Ads Emphasize August 15 Deadline for Congress to Repeal IPAB to Prevent Harm to Medicare Beneficiaries  WASHINGTON – The Healthcare Leadership Council, a coalition of … Continued


Strengthening the Workforce in an Evolving Healthcare System

May 5, 2017

The Healthcare Leadership Council hosted a briefing on Capitol Hill that addressed the need for a healthcare workforce that can meet rising patient demands in a constantly-changing value-based healthcare system.  … Continued