Tag: Senate legislation

Policymakers Address Health Savings Accounts and Zika Virus Response

Congress has had its hands full on various pieces of legislation, including a response to the Zika Virus, cost-saving programs for Medicare, and the expansion of health savings accounts, to name a few. Continue reading

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Mental Health to Medicaid: Here is the Latest Health Care-Related Legislation

Congress picked up where it left off prior to the holiday recess, introducing several pieces of legislation relating to health care in the House and Senate. Continue reading

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Meaningful use, medication adherence, and other health care bills brought before Congress this week

In their last act before heading into recess until Jan. 4, members of Congress introduced several pieces of legislation in the House and Senate relating to health care. Continue reading

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Social Security to Occupational Safety: Read the Latest Health Care-Related Legislation

Before heading home for the holidays, Congress introduced several pieces of legislation addressing health care – not to mention approving a $1.1 trillion spending bill. Continue reading

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Public Health to Medicare Advantage: Here’s the Latest Health Care-Related Legislation

We’re hitting the home stretch in 2016 and Congress is hard at work wrapping up business on Capitol Hill. Check out this week’s health care bills introduced in the House and Senate. Continue reading

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The Health Insurance Tax Hurts Affordability in Health Care Coverage

Throughout 2015, members of Congress, business leaders, and small business owners have been standing up against the health insurance tax (HIT) – a sales tax on health insurance that hits nearly everyone, increasing the cost of health coverage for individuals, small businesses, seniors, states, and taxpayers. Continue reading

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Telehealth to Enrollment Data: Read the Latest Health Care-Related Legislation

This week the House and Senate saw the introduction of 10 pieces of health care legislation. Continue reading

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Policymakers Address Affordability and Access for Health Care Consumers

There’s been a lot of health care activity on Capitol Hill this week, especially with The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services gathering industry stakeholders to discuss the problem and potential solutions to soaring prescription drug prices. Meanwhile, policymakers in the House and Senate introduced several prices of legislation to address additional problems of affordability and access for health care consumers. Continue reading

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Public Health to Cybersecurity: Read the Latest Health Care-Related Legislation

While NASA is busy looking for new astronauts for a mission to Mars, congressional leaders are staying busy on Capitol Hill, where a flurry of health care was introduced in the House and Senate. Continue reading

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The House Welcomes Paul Ryan as Speaker, and other activity on the Hill

“If you know the issue, you should write the bill,” said newly elected Speaker of the House Paul Ryan. This week, legislators did just that. Check out the health care bills they introduced in the House and Senate. Continue reading

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