Senate health committee Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) said on the Senate floor that “now, during this pandemic when we have got our eye on the ball,” is the time for Congress to act on needed changes to prepare for the next pandemic.Read More
U.S. Senate health committee Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) said that the Senate has “pulled out all the stops” to help increase COVID-19 diagnostic testing in order to contain the disease and give Americans the confidence to go back to work and back to school.
We’ve rounded up some of the latest news and announcements pertaining to the coronavirus and the healthcare industry.
The ONC released their long awaited final rule on patient access, information blocking, and certification updates on March 9th. We have rounded up the usual suspects as they make their initial statements about the rule.
The Senate health committee recently voted on eight bipartisan public health bills, which Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) said will “bring new over-the-counter drugs to patients more quickly, ensure we have the nurses we need, and help Americans lead healthier lives.”
On Thursday, October 31, the Senate health committee will hold a committee vote on eight public health bills.
By Rachel Bluth – Sens. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) and Patty Murray (D-Wash.), who are pushing a major legislative package to lower health costs, announced their favored solution to handle disputes about surprise medical bills.
By Rachel Bluth – In a year already marked by a wide variety of congressional health care legislation, Sens. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) and Patty Murray (D-Wash.) released the details of a plan they hope can help bring down health costs and eliminate surprise medical bills for patients.
Senate health committee Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) said, “The administration should not move too far, too fast on implementing new rules on electronic health information.”