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Statement by Healthcare Leadership Council President Mary R. Grealy on HHS Proposed Regulations to Advance Value-Based Care

October 9, 2019

We applaud the Department of Health and Human Services for launching regulatory action aimed at advancing value-based care and enabling greater care coordination to benefit patients.  While we will be … Continued


National Health IT Week: Supporting Healthy Communities

September 27, 2019

This year the theme of National Health IT Week is focused on driving better health outcomes and equity in our communities.  The Healthcare Leadership Council (HLC), with its broad membership … Continued


National Obesity Care Week: Behind the Scenes of Obesity

September 19, 2019

September 16-20 is National Obesity Care Week (NOCW).  NOCW is a source for science-based information on obesity.  More than 93 million Americans are affected by obesity, with an estimated cost … Continued


Importing Prescription Drugs Will Create More Problems than it Solves

September 11, 2019

Several years ago, there was a significant push in Congress to allow wholesale importation of prescription drugs from other countries into the United States.  The Healthcare Leadership Council found itself … Continued


Congress Poised to Step Up for Medical Innovation

April 12, 2019

In a city as divided along partisan lines as Washington, D.C. is these days, you don’t often come across a legislative idea that wins broad support from both sides of … Continued


The Time is Right to Address Harmful Healthcare Taxes

November 26, 2018

There is still more speculation than certainty as to what will happen in the congressional lame duck session in the final weeks of 2018, but there is one easy step … Continued


Much to Applaud as Health Exchange Open Enrollment Season Begins

October 31, 2018

The open enrollment season for the federal health insurance exchange begins tomorrow, November 1, and runs through December 15 for coverage that will become effective at the start of 2019. … Continued


Pushing Forward on Interoperability to Improve Patient Care

October 12, 2018

By Tina Grande and Janet Marchibroda National Health IT Week is an important week for those in healthcare to speak up about the critical role health IT plays in advancing … Continued


Medicare Part D Facts Keep Getting in the Way of Politics

August 10, 2018

It’s campaign season, so that means we’re seeing an escalation in the number of politicians who insist that the federal government must involve itself in “negotiating” prices for the Medicare Part … Continued


Heroism Shouldn’t Be Discouraged by Legal Concerns

August 8, 2018

There is legislation – the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Reauthorization Act – moving through the U.S. Senate right now that is essential in reauthorizing critical programs improving our public health … Continued