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Final AHP rule weakens key protections for Americans with pre-existing conditions says patient and consumer groups
A group of 26 patient and consumer groups issued the following statement on the final rule released today by the U.S. Department of Labor that would expand the use of “association health plans."
Patient groups representing millions of Americans with pre-existing conditions filed an amicus curiae or friend of the court brief today in the U.S. District Court case, Texas v. United States, citing the devastating impact patients would face should the court side with plaintiffs and move to invalidate the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
Study Highlights: Flavoring chemicals widely used in e-cigarettes and other tobacco products may be toxic to the cells that line and regulate blood vessel function. The adverse effects observed with chemical flavor additives on endothelial cells could...
American Heart Association says Senate Farm Bill protects SNAP, but needs to do more on diet quality
American Heart Association CEO Nancy Brown issued the following statement on the farm bill, passed today by the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry.
The Department of Justice (DOJ) announced last night it will not defend several critical patient protections in the health law and instead is arguing to end them.