Statement by HLC President Mary R. Grealy on the FDA’s Emergency Use Authorization Decision for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine

December 12, 2020

The FDA’s decision to grant an Emergency Use Authorization for the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech is a tremendous achievement for healthcare innovation and a beginning of the … Continued

Healthcare Leaders See Significant Positives in Proposed HIPAA Reforms

December 11, 2020

WASHINGTON – Reforms to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) announced yesterday by the Department of Health and Human Services appear to provide some much-needed improvements and modernization … Continued

HLC Most Favored Nation Media Briefing

December 10, 2020

The Healthcare Leadership Council hosted a media briefing on December 10 focused on the potential adverse effects of the Administration’s Most Favored Nation interim rule.  Speakers included Mary R. Grealy … Continued

Statement by HLC President Mary R. Grealy on Selection of Xavier Becerra to Serve as HHS Secretary

December 7, 2020

Attorney General Becerra brings extensive policy experience and expertise to one of the most important positions in the federal government. He has been a recognized champion and defender of the … Continued

CMS Implementation of Rule Mandating E-Prescribing of Controlled Substances in 2021 is Right Move for Public Health

December 2, 2020

WASHINGTON – The Healthcare Leadership Council (HLC) applauded an announcement by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) that it would make a rule mandating e-prescribing of controlled substances … Continued

Healthcare Leadership Council Praises Congressional Interest in Removing Barriers to Value-Based Care Innovation

November 25, 2020

Legislation Necessary to Expand Breadth of Healthcare Entities That Can Engage in Value-Based Partnerships WASHINGTON – Following the Administration finalizing regulatory modernization of outdated fraud and abuse rules to enable … Continued

Statement by Healthcare Leadership Council President Mary R. Grealy on “Most Favored Nation” Drug Pricing Rule

November 24, 2020

The Healthcare Leadership Council strongly opposes the “Most Favored Nation” interim final rule affecting drug pricing in the Medicare Part B program announced by the Administration and will support efforts … Continued

Healthcare Leaders Applaud Finalization of Federal Rules That Will Strengthen Value-Based Care

November 20, 2020

WASHINGTON – The Healthcare Leadership Council (HLC), an alliance of leading companies from all sectors of American healthcare, today applauded the Administration for finalizing federal rules that will modernize healthcare … Continued

Healthcare Leadership Council Joins Call to Congress to Maintain Moratorium on Medicare Sequester Cuts During Pandemic

November 12, 2020

WASHINGTON – The Healthcare Leadership Council has joined more than two dozen groups representing healthcare providers in calling upon Congress to extend its current moratorium on Medicare sequestration cuts until … Continued

Healthcare Industry Actions to Protect Patients During the COVID-19 Pandemic – September 21, 2020

September 21, 2020

The Healthcare Leadership Council is comprised of leading companies from every sector of American healthcare.  During the COVID-19 pandemic, we will be sharing examples of actions these companies are taking … Continued