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Category Archives: hearings

FAH Leader Reacts to Medicare for All Hearing

April 30, 2019 | Chip Kahn

Category: Hearings, Legislation

Today’s hearing on Medicare for All is all about unicorns.

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Dose of Facts: Will We Hear the Truth about Medicare for All at Today’s Hearing?

April 30, 2019 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Hearings, Legislation

This morning Congress will hold it’s first ever hearing on the topic of Medicare for All.

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Senate HELP Interoperability Hearing

March 26, 2019 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Hearings

This morning, the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee held a hearing to examine the recent interoperability proposed rules from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), which are intended to implement the 21st Century Cures Act. FAH member company LifePoint Health’s Chief Medical Informatics Officer Christopher Rehm, M.D. testified before the Committee.

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Before the Finger Pointing Begins – Here are the Facts about Drug Costs

February 26, 2019 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Hearings, Pharmaceuticals

This morning the leaders of seven major pharmaceutical companies are going to testify before the Senate Finance Committee. It is widely expected that they will downplay their role in the out-of-control price increases for lifesaving drugs needed by American families.

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