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Published: Tue, 28 Mar 2017 21:26:27 EDT

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COA Completely Disagrees with Draft MedPAC Medicare Part B Recommendations

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 00:01:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, March 28, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Monday the Board of Directors of the Community Oncology Alliance (COA) submitted a letter to the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) regarding its recent draft recommendations on Medicare Part B. In the letter, COA...



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AADE: Medicare Continues To Put People With Diabetes At Risk

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 12:23:00 EDT

(image) CHICAGO, March 27, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new survey from the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) found that Medicare's Competitive Bidding Program (CBP) significantly reduced beneficiary choice and access to commonly used diabetes testing supplies. The lack...



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PCMA Releases New Campaign Video: 'How Do Prescription Drug Rebates Reduce Costs?'

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 12:23:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, March 27, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of its DrugBenefitSolutions.com campaign, the Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) today released a new video — "How do prescription drug rebates reduce costs?" — explaining how pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs)...



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Coalition of Maritime Commerce Organizations Urges Congress to Fund Successful Efforts to Address Asian Carp in the Great Lakes Region

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 09:30:00 EDT

ST. LOUIS, Mo., March 27, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Friday, March 24th, UnLock Our Jobs (UOJ), a coalition of business and industry organizations dedicated to supporting the U.S. economy through the advancement of environmentally friendly domestic maritime commerce, sent a letter...



Leading public law firm joins the fight against Trump's bid to defund 'sanctuary jurisdictions'

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 08:45:00 EDT

SAN FRANCISCO, March 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- On March 22, 2017, the firm of Renne, Sloan, Holtzman & Sakai filed an amicus brief on behalf of California cities and counties to support an injunction against President Trump's attempt to deny federal funding to "sanctuary cities."...



AFGE: Withdrawal of AHCA a 'Win for Working Families'

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:43:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, March 24, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to the withdrawal of the American Health Care Act after it became clear there were not enough votes to pass, American Federation of Government Employees National President J. David Cox Sr. issued the following statement:...



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Parker Waichman LLP: The 9/11 Health Watch Statement on the 5th Annual VCF Report

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:57:00 EDT

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y., March 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm that has long fought for the heroes and survivors of the September 11th terrorist attacks, comments that the 5th annual report on the VCF has been released and shows significant advancement and...



RowdMap, Inc. Chief Scientific Officer, Joshua Rosenthal, PhD, featured on Public Interest Podcast on Social Mandate for High-Value Healthcare

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:08:00 EDT

(image) LOUISVILLE, Ky., March 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Joshua Rosenthal, PhD, of RowdMap, Inc. joins President of National Committee on Quality Assurance (NCQA), Senators, Pulitzer Prize Winners, Ambassadors, Nobel Peace Prize Winners, the Deputy Secretary of the Treasury and Hospital and Health...



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Americans for Tax Reform Will Rate the Vote on AHCA

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 13:37:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, March 24, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Americans for Tax Reform urges a YES vote on AHCA. "The American Health Care Act is -- to start -- a $1 trillion tax cut and a $1.15 trillion spending cut over the next decade. It's passage makes fundamental tax reform possible...



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Report: The First ICE Weekly Alien Criminal Releases List

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 11:49:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, March 24, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As directed by executive order, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has issued its first report identifying jurisdictions that obstruct ICE efforts to arrest and deport alien criminals as well as the volume and severity of crimes...



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Commissioner Doak Warns Lawmakers Oklahoma Exchange May Have No Carriers in 2018

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 11:01:00 EDT

(image) OKLAHOMA CITY, March 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John D. Doak is warning state and federal lawmakers that Oklahoma is in danger of having no insurers participate in the federal marketplace in 2018. The number of insurers on the Oklahoma exchange dwindled to...



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NYSE Hosts Annual Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation Fundraiser

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:00:00 EDT

(image) NEW YORK, March 24, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At the New York Stock Exchange last night, 30 Medal of Honor Recipients participated in a gala honoring Austin, Texas attorney and philanthropist Frank Denius who received the Circle of Honor award from the Congressional Medal of Honor Fo...



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Climb the Ladder of Success with Home Health Conditions of Participation (CoPs): Key Changes for Organization and Administration of Services and Clinical Records

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:00:00 EDT

(image) HAMDEN, Conn., March 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the release of the final rule on Medicare Home Health Conditions of Participation (CoPs) for home health services, Laura Gramenelles, RN, BSN, HSC-D, COS-C, Director, Simione Healthcare Consultants, says providers must examine and...



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API's Gerard welcomes federal approval of the Keystone XL pipeline

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 08:52:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, March 24, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- API President and CEO Jack Gerard welcomed the State Department's approval of the cross-border permit needed for the advancement of the Keystone XL pipeline. "Today's action to approve the Keystone XL pipeline's cross-border...



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ATA Leaders, Professional Drivers Deliver Policy Message to President Trump

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:32:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, March 23, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, members of the American Trucking Associations, along with a contingent of America's Road Team Captains – ATA's group of elite professional drivers – visited the White House for a conversation about issues affecting the trucking...



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New Coalition Formed to Save NIH Funding

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 10:11:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, March 23, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to last week's proposed budget cuts to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), a new organization has emerged to help preserve federal funding levels. The Coalition to Save NIH Funding is comprised of stakeholders in...



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Ernest J. Moniz Named New CEO of Nuclear Threat Initiative

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 09:30:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, March 23, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest J. Moniz has been named the new chief executive officer and co-chairman of the Board of Directors of the Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI) effective June 1, 2017.  The announcement was made today by...



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Media Advisory: Trucking Executives, Professional Drivers to Visit White House

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 23:45:00 EDT

(image) ARLINGTON, Va., March 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tomorrow afternoon, leaders of the American Trucking Associations and members of ATA's elite team of professional drivers, America's Road Team, are scheduled to meet with President Donald Trump at the White House to discuss the...



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Washington State Providers and Delivery System Speak out Against the American Health Care Act

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 21:13:00 EDT

SEATTLE, March 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Five organizations that represent Washington State's largest health care delivery systems, physicians and providers are stating their opposition to the American Health Care Act. The Washington State Hospital Association (WSHA), Washington State...



Nurse Practitioners Respond to New Version of American Health Care Act

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 19:15:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, March 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As lawmakers continue to consider modifications to H.R.1628, the American Health Care Act of 2017 (AHCA), the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) released the following statement. "While we applaud Congress and the...



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