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5 Things to Know From World Health Care Congress 2019

| May 8, 2019 | Federal

This press release was provided by AJMC, Managed Market Network.  During World Health Care Congress 2019, healthcare stakeholders from around the globe convened to discuss all things healthcare, ranging from Medicare for All to social determinants of health. Here are 5 things to know from the conference: 1. Medicare for...[ Read More ]

DOJ files first brief arguing for invalidation of entire ACA

Marjie High | May 3, 2019 | Federal

On Wednesday May 1, 2019, initial plaintiff briefs were filed in Texas v. United States, in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. The brief from the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) represents the first look at the Trump Administration’s legal argument after it recently decided to...[ Read More ]

Medicare for All Congressional Budget Office report

Emily Viles | May 2, 2019 | Federal

Tuesday, we covered the first Congressional hearing for the Medicare for All bill. While the bill attracted large numbers of proponents and opponents, it did not come with a price tag. Rather, the sponsors of the legislation left that task to the Congressional Budget Office (CBO). CBO, a nonpartisan research...[ Read More ]

Medicare for All bill gets first hearing on Capitol Hill

Emily Viles | Apr 30, 2019 | Federal

This morning, Congress is holding the first hearing for the Medicare for All bill in the House Rules Committee. The testimony is ongoing, and is scheduled to continue throughout the day. “I believe this is a historic day. Today the Rules Committee is holding a hearing on the Medicare for...[ Read More ]

National survey reveals top mental health concern in each state

Emily Viles | Apr 29, 2019 | Federal

Late last week, the insurance company TermLife2Go published the results of a national survey detailing the top mental health concerns in each state. The results were gathered by utilizing top mental health sites like TalkSpace, NAMI, and MentalHealth.gov. These sites contain information on the top mental health concerns, their symptoms,...[ Read More ]

Poll reveals Americans want federal protections from surprise medical bills

Emily Viles | Apr 25, 2019 | Federal

On Wednesday, a poll conducted by the Kaiser Family Foundation found that a majority of Americans want federal government protections against surprise medical bills. Surprise medical billing occurs most often when an individual is transported to an emergency room by an out-of-network ambulance, when an emergency room is outside of...[ Read More ]

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