On Tuesday, May 12, Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Democrats unveiled a massive new bill, including a number of NCHC priorities. We’ve taken a first look at preliminary summaries of the bill to develop highlights for NCHC members based on recent conversations. Several NCHC priorities from our fourth letter to Congress and corresponding memo were included […]
Today’s health care institutions are stretched to capacity and beyond by the COVID-19 crisis. But like physical exercise, it’s possible that this stress can lead us to a stronger system longer-term. This depends, of course, on how we respond to the shortcomings revealed by our slow responses to the pandemic.From my decades in health policy, […]
On Thursday, May 7, the National Coalition on Health Care distributed a memo to summarize the provisions anticipated to be included in Congresses “Phase 4” COVID-19 package, expected to be released next week (week of May 11). Although specific details have yet to be released, broadly, the Coalition anticipates the bill will be a similar […]
This op-ed was co-authored by NCHC’s President and CEO John Rother as well as Glen Stream. It was originally published by Medical Economics
This letter was originally organized and sent by AHRQ to House and Senate leadership of the Appropriations Subcommittees.