More Than 600 National and State Organizations Call on Congress to Repeal The Independent Payment Advisory Board

November 29, 2016

IPAB Expected to Trigger in 2017 Threatens Seniors’ Healthcare; Nationwide Survey Shows 3 in 4 Americans Oppose Limiting Access to Care WASHINGTON, D.C. – More than 600 organizations – representing … Continued

Healthcare Leadership Council Statement on Nomination of U.S. Representative Tom Price to be HHS Secretary

November 29, 2016

WASHINGTON – Mary R. Grealy, president of the Healthcare Leadership Council, an alliance of leading companies representing all health sectors, issued the following statement: It is difficult to imagine anyone … Continued

Patients, Providers, and Healthcare Leaders Call for Improvements to Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation

November 16, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC – A new coalition of groups representing patients, hospitals, physicians, and  healthcare leaders is calling for the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) to refine and improve … Continued

New Coalition of Healthcare Organizations Focused on Improvements to Medicare Innovation Agency to be Announced Thursday

November 14, 2016

The Healthcare Leadership Council is hosting the official launch of a coalition, Healthcare Leaders for Accountable Innovation in Medicare, comprised of organizations from across the healthcare and patient advocacy spectrums, … Continued

Repeal the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB)

October 31, 2016

Sign the letter to Congress In 2010, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA [P.L. 111-148]) created the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB), a board appointed by the President … Continued

Deaconess and St. Mary’s Receive National Wellness Award from Leading Healthcare CEOs

October 27, 2016

Healthcare Leadership Council Honors Project AWARE (Youth Mental Health First Aid) with Wellness Frontiers Award EVANSVILLE, Ind. – Oct. 26, 2016 – The Healthcare Leadership Council (HLC) is honored to … Continued

Capitol Hill Briefing Spotlights Efforts to Combat Antibiotic Resistance Crisis

October 21, 2016

The Healthcare Leadership hosted a briefing on Capitol Hill that focused on the severe dangers stemming from the growing global problem of antibiotic resistance, and the best methods with which … Continued

Health Industry Leaders Applaud Over 170 Lawmakers for Letter Registering Concern over Scope, Potential Impact of Medicare, Medicaid Demonstration Projects

October 21, 2016

Letter States Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation Has “Exceeded Its Authority”; Mandatory Demos Could “Drastically Deteriorate Quality of Life” for Beneficiaries WASHINGTON – Over 170 members of Congress have … Continued

Industry Stakeholders Applaud House Report Language on Patient Matching

October 5, 2016

Washington, DC – October 5, 2016 – Nearly two dozen healthcare organizations today sent a letter encouraging House appropriators to advance legislative report language that could remove barriers to the … Continued

Antibiotic Resistance Hill Briefing Spotlights Dangerous Health Trend

September 12, 2016

The Healthcare Leadership Council is hosting a briefing on Capitol Hill that will discuss innovative solutions to address growing concerns regarding antibiotic drug resistance.  Experts from Indiana University Health, Merck, … Continued