HLC Newsletter


Efforts in U.S. Senate to Tie U.S. Drug Prices to Foreign Government Price Controls Would Be Harmful to Patients, HLC President Says

February 18, 2021

WASHINGTON – The president of the Healthcare Leadership Council, a coalition of leaders from all sectors of American healthcare, is criticizing an effort in the U.S. Senate to link pharmaceutical … Continued

HLC Endorses Becerra in Letter to Senate Panels

February 18, 2021

Mary Grealy, president of the Healthcare Leadership Council, submitted a letter to the Democratic and Republican leaders of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee and a letter to the … Continued

MemorialCare President and CEO is New Chairman of Healthcare Leadership Council

February 18, 2021

WASHINGTON – Barry Arbuckle, Ph.D., president and chief executive officer of MemorialCare, a leading non-profit integrated health system in southern California, has been named chairman of the Healthcare Leadership Council, … Continued

100 Leading Healthcare Organizations Release Disaster Preparedness Recommendations

February 4, 2021

Recommendations result from summit of private-sector, nonprofit, and government organizations convened by the Healthcare Leadership Council Washington, D.C.—Experts from across healthcare have identified specific policy and regulatory recommendations to improve … Continued

Statement by Healthcare Leadership Council President Mary R. Grealy on President Biden’s Action to Reopen Health Exchange Enrollment

January 28, 2021

President Biden’s executive order to reopen the Affordable Care Act state health insurance exchanges is a welcome action at a time in which the economy is struggling and Americans are … Continued

Statement by Healthcare Leadership Council President Mary R. Grealy on the work of the HHS Vaccine Consultation Panel

January 14, 2021

The Healthcare Leadership Council has been honored to participate on the Department of Health and Human Services’ Vaccine Consultation Panel, created by HHS Secretary Alex Azar to engage leading healthcare … Continued

Healthcare Leaders Praise Lawmakers for Including Key Healthcare Provisions in COVID-19 Relief Package

December 22, 2020

WASHINGTON – The Healthcare Leadership Council (HLC) applauded congressional leaders for including provisions in the just-passed COVID-19 relief package that will strengthen both healthcare quality and access during the current … Continued

Inclusion of Patient Matching Provision in COVID Relief Package Will Improve Quality Healthcare, Reduce Possibility for Medical Errors

December 15, 2020

WASHINGTON – Health industry leaders today applauded a bipartisan U.S. Senate working group for including in the COVID-19 relief package they are developing language from a Senate bill that will … Continued

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