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Article ID: 715981

ASA Appreciates Committee Efforts to Address Surprise Medical Bills Legislation and Urges More Changes

American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)

The American Society of Anesthesiologists applauds efforts by Congressman Raul Ruiz, M.D. (D-CA) and Congressman Larry Bucshon, M.D. (R-IN) to amend surprise medical bill legislation as it passed the House Energy and Commerce Committee.

Released:
17-Jul-2019 4:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 715916

AED Signs on to Support New Legislative Initiative – The Nutrition CARE Act

Academy for Eating Disorders (AED)

The Academy for Eating Disorders (AED) supports the introduction of the Nutrition Counseling Aiding Recovery for Eating Disorders (CARE) Act that was recently introduced in the U.S. Congress.

Released:
17-Jul-2019 8:05 AM EDT

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Newswise: ATS Celebrates Court-Established Deadlines for E-cigarettes and Cigars Regulation

Article ID: 715817

ATS Celebrates Court-Established Deadlines for E-cigarettes and Cigars Regulation

American Thoracic Society (ATS)

Last Friday afternoon, July 12, 2019, a federal court decision established deadlines for e-cigarette manufacturers and makers of candy-flavored cigars to submit their products for FDA review. The Court took this action after medical and public health groups sued the Food and Drug Administration for the agency’s failure to appropriately regulate e-cigarettes and cigars in a timely and effective manner.

Released:
15-Jul-2019 11:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 715775

ASA Opposes House Energy and Commerce Surprise Medical Bills Proposal; Urges Continued Negotiations

American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)

Today, ASA announced strong opposition to the surprise medical bill introduced Tuesday, July 9 and passed today by the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health, the “Pallone-Walden” bill, or H.R. 3630 the “No Surprises Act.”

Released:
12-Jul-2019 3:05 PM EDT

Law and Public Policy

Newswise: Can Illinois help its municipalities pay their pension bills – and is it?

Article ID: 715669

Can Illinois help its municipalities pay their pension bills – and is it?

University of Illinois at Chicago

A new report from the Government Finance Research Center at the University of Illinois at Chicago examines state intervention in municipal pension funding in Illinois

Released:
11-Jul-2019 4:05 PM EDT

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Article ID: 715594

ASN Applauds Release of Advancing American Kidney Health Initiative Policy Package a “Game Changer”

American Society of Nephrology (ASN)

President Donald J. Trump and Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, II, today unveiled the Advancing American Kidney Health initiative.

Released:
11-Jul-2019 7:40 AM EDT
Newswise: Scientific Statement On Predicting Survival for Cardiac Arrest Survivors

Article ID: 715372

Scientific Statement On Predicting Survival for Cardiac Arrest Survivors

Johns Hopkins Medicine

To better facilitate research on appropriately determining prognosis after cardiac arrest and to establish better treatments for recovering from brain injury, a working group with neurologist Romer Geocadin and other American Heart Association (AHA) experts have released a scientific statement that provides best practices on how to predict recovery in comatose survivors.

Released:
11-Jul-2019 5:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 715511

Bill Introduced to Modernize Medicare Coverage of Chiropractic Services

American Chiropractic Association

A bill that would update Medicare by increasing its coverage of services provided by doctors of chiropractic within the full extent of their licensure has been introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Released:
10-Jul-2019 5:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 715569

Proposed Radiation Oncology Alternative Payment Model to Test New Approach to Cancer Treatment Payments

American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO)

In response to today’s announcement by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to propose an advanced alternative payment model (APM) for radiation oncology, the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) issued the following statement from Paul Harari, MD, FASTRO, Chair of the ASTRO Board of Directors. (Press kit available at www.astro.org/APMpress.)

Released:
10-Jul-2019 4:00 PM EDT

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Healthcare, U.S. Politics, Cancer

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Article ID: 715378

Manufacturing Groups: NY Dioxane Bill Could Take Familiar and Trusted Products Off Store Shelves

American Cleaning Institute and the Household and Commercial Products Association

The CEOs of associations representing the household and commercial cleaning product supply chain are urging Governor Andrew Cuomo to prevent the serious consequences of legislation that could effectively take many products off store shelves across the state of New York.

Released:
8-Jul-2019 12:40 PM EDT

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