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American Academy of Dermatology Association commends legislation to repeal Independent Payment…

It is for these principles that the AADA strongly supports a repeal of the IPAB. Implementation of the IPAB would largely remove congressional authority over Medicare, and grant unprecedented authority to an unelected panel of officials in the Executive Branch.

Views: 547  

Source: www.aad.org

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Federal Health Legislation - National Cancer Institute

The below list features selected proposed legislation from the 114th Congressaffecting cancer-related Federal health care issues. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) and referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Subcommittee on Aviation, on 10/28/15.

Views: 534  

Source: www.cancer.gov

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House Approves Prescription Drug Reimportation Legislation

But opinion was sharply divided, largely along party lines, on whether the provision actually would provide any benefit. But with elections in less than a month, lawmakers are eager to show their constituents that they're acting to control drug prices.

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Source: www.webmd.com

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Patrick Ronan Appointed New Head of FDA's Office of Legislation

Ronan will manage FDA's Office of Legislation and work with Amit Sachdev, FDA's Associate Commissioner for Legislation and Acting Deputy Commissioner for Policy. "Patrick's experience on Capitol Hill and his familiarity with FDA's work and mission make him eminently suited for his new position."

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Source: www.fda.gov

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Drug Reimport Legislation Up in the Air

But don't assume that Congress is going to break for the year without acting on any major health issues. Indeed, a high-visibility battle is on to pass a measure allowing reimportation of prescription drugs.

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Source: www.webmd.com

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Kohl Hails Senate Passage Of Health Reform Legislation - Medical News Today

For over two years, Kohl has been investigating the nature of financial relationships between doctors and industry. This bill will work to expose conflicts of interest that arise when physicians receive financial benefits from drug and device makers.

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Source: www.medicalnewstoday.com

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Colorado 17th state to enact ABLE legislation |Advocacy News | Autism Speaks

The Colorado ABLE law follows upon enactment by the federal government of the Stephen Beck, Jr., Achieving a Better Life Experience Act of 2014. Colorados ABLE legislation was sponsored by Representatives Jessie Danielson and Lois Landgraf as well as Senators John Kefalas and Beth Martinez Humenik.

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Source: www.autismspeaks.org

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March of Dimes, ACOG Hail Legislation to Improve Health Care for Pregnant Women and Newborns -…

This legislation is authored by Rep. Eliot Engel (D-NY) and Rep. Steve Stivers (R-OH) and has twelve bipartisan original cosponsors. "That which is measured is paid attention to," stated March of Dimes President Dr. Jennifer L. Howse.

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Source: www.acog.org

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Missouri Latest State to Pass ABLE Legislation |Advocacy News | Autism Speaks

The legislation filed by Sen. Eric Schmitt, Senate District 15, now goes to the governors desk for his action. The savings accounts are managed on the state level and require state implementation.

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Source: www.autismspeaks.org

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Tennessee Enacts ABLE Legislation |Advocacy News | Autism Speaks

Nashville, TN -- Tennessee enacted the Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act, SB 1162, to allow families the opportunity to set up tax-exempt 529A savings accounts for disability-related expenses. ABLE programs are managed on the state level and require state implementation.

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Source: www.autismspeaks.org

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Congress introduces legislation to expand ABLE |Advocacy News | Autism Speaks

Advocates applauded the proposed enhancements which would allow rollovers to and from 529 college savings plans. Other improvements would strengthen the financial tool by allowing individuals with disabilities to deposit income directly into their state-facilitated ABLE accounts.

Views: 238  

Source: www.autismspeaks.org

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Vermont passes ABLE legislation |Advocacy News | Autism Speaks

The legislation now goes to Governor Peter Shumlin for his signature. The Vermont legislation follows upon enactment by the federal government of the Stephen Beck, Jr., Achieving a Better Life Experience Act of 2014.

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Source: www.autismspeaks.org