June 26, 2017. This is no joke. The Congressional Budget Office’s report only makes it clearer that the Senate health bill will not result in better health care for Americans.Read More »
June 25, 2017. The Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017 will result in much worse, not better, health care for Americans.Read More »
June 22, 2017. We agree with the USPSTF’s assessment that there is inadequate evidence to support screening for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. However, we are concerned that the change of grade from a “D” to “I” will be interpreted as if there is now more evidence to support screening instead of less confidence in the data surrounding its use.Read More »
June 21, 2017. Without sustained and increasing action to address this public health crisis, antibiotic resistance will reverse the medical advances of the last century, returning us to a time when bacterial infections routinely killed even healthy people. Until recently, there were multiple treatment options for most bacterial infections, but this is no longer the case. Now, often, only one antibiotic works. In some cases, as with a woman who died in Nevada last September, there are no effective treatments available at all.Read More »
June 21, 2017. As the threat of antibiotic resistance has grown, medical providers, food industry leaders, and government agencies have taken important steps to address the threat of antibiotic resistance in response to concerns for animal and human health, and demand from consumers.
HHS should support and help accelerate these efforts. We are very interested in hearing about the steps you intend to take and whether you can lend your support to our requested actions.Read More »