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

Healthcare Leaders Urge Lawmakers to Reject Drug Importation Legislation

May 1, 2017

Healthcare Leadership Council Says Opening U.S. Borders Will Endanger Public Health While Delivering Little to No Economic Benefits WASHINGTON – A coalition of leaders from all sectors of American healthcare … Continued

HIT Symposium Provides Analysis of Interoperability Landscape

April 21, 2017

The Healthcare Leadership Council hosted a symposium on health information technology and the drive toward nationwide interoperability, featuring some of the most respected health IT leaders in the private sector.  … Continued

Health Industry Leaders Applaud Final Market Stabilization Regulations

April 17, 2017

Administration’s Action Will Address Weakness in Health Insurance Exchanges, but Further Action Necessary to Bring Greater Stability WASHINGTON – An organization of health industry leaders today praised the final health … Continued