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$3 billion increase for NIH research, a triumph for the nation’s heart health, says American Heart Association
American Heart Association CEO Nancy Brown issued the following statement today on 2018 omnibus spending bill that would fund the federal government through September.
Congress must act now to prevent premium spikes and coverage losses for millions of Americans, say 20 patient and consumer groups
20 patient and consumer groups issued the following statement urging Congress to include legislation in the forthcoming omnibus spending bill to steady the health insurance market.
Bipartisan Policy Center’s SNAP report informs national dialogue on ways to strengthen program, says American Heart Association
American Heart Association CEO Nancy Brown issued the following statement today on “Leading with Nutrition: Leveraging Federal Programs for Better Health,” a new report from the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) which lays out strategies for improving the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).
A group of 12 patient and consumer groups issued the following statement in response to the Urban Institute report, “The Potential Impact of Short-Term Limited-Duration (STLD) Policies on Insurance Coverage, Premiums, and Federal Spending,” which estimated that nine million fewer Americans would have health insurance in 2019 as a result of the Trump administration’s repeal of the individual mandate and proposed rule on STLD insurance plans.
17 Patient groups say proposed rule on short-term insurance plans could leave patients with fewer protections, inadequate coverage
A group of 17 patient and consumer groups issued the following statement on a proposed rule released today by the U.S. Departments of Labor, Treasury, and Health and Human Services that would expand the use of “short-term limited duration” insurance plans.