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Cardinal Health Chairman and CEO George Barrett Named New Chairman of Healthcare Leadership Council

January 26, 2017

WASHINGTON – George Barrett, the chairman and chief executive officer of Cardinal Health, will assume the role of chairman of the Healthcare Leadership Council (HLC) this month. HLC is an … Continued


Healthcare Leaders to Congress and Administration: Improve the Value-Based Care Movement

January 25, 2017

Clinicians, employers, hospitals, pharmacists, consumer groups and insurance providers coalesce around 10 key policy principles to support a modernized, sustainable healthcare system WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 25, 2017) — In a … Continued


Leaders from Multiple Health Industry Sectors Propose Wide-Ranging Policy Agenda to Incoming Administration, New Congress

January 12, 2017

Healthcare Leadership Council Offers Steps to Stabilize Health Insurance Market, Intensify Fight against Chronic Disease, Accelerate Health Data Interoperability  WASHINGTON – The Healthcare Leadership Council, an alliance of leading healthcare … Continued


Health Industry Leaders Recommend Immediate Actions to Stabilize Health Insurance Marketplace

January 4, 2017

In Letter to President-Elect Trump, Healthcare Leadership Council Also Outlines Broader Reforms to Strengthen Health Coverage Flexibility, Affordability WASHINGTON – In a letter to President-elect Trump, leaders from all sectors … Continued


Healthcare Leadership Council Applauds House Passage of 21st Century Cures Legislation; Urges Senate to Follow Suit

November 30, 2016

Legislation Improves Healthcare System, Patient Care on Numerous Fronts WASHINGTON – Healthcare leaders representing multiple health sectors today praised the U.S. House of Representatives for its passage of 21st Century … Continued


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