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FDA and HHS Implement Safe Importation Action Plan to Lower Drug Prices

FDA and HHS Implement Safe Importation Action Plan to Lower Drug Prices

BY PAULA LIU The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced that they have taken steps toward making safe and affordable drugs accessible to American patients. As outlined in the Safe Importation Action Plan (pdf), there are two ways to provide Americans with safe and affordable […]

Pacific Legal Attorney Testifies in Senate — Majority of Rules by Dept. of Health Unconstitutional

Pacific Legal Attorney Testifies in Senate — Majority of Rules by Dept. of Health Unconstitutional

The Senate Subcommittee on Federal Spending Oversight & Emergency Management held a hearing on PLF’s recent report showing how a majority of rules made by the Department of Health and Human Services are unconstitutional. One of the report authors, PLF Attorney Thomas Berry, testified during the hearing about the serious need to bring accountability back to our bureaucratic government agencies. Berry’s […]

RAISE Family Caregivers Act | President Trump Signs H.R. 3759 Into Law

RAISE Family Caregivers Act | President Trump Signs H.R. 3759 Into Law

Washington, D.C.– January 22, 2018 – The Elizabeth Dole Foundation applauds the Recognize, Assist, Include, Support, and Engage (RAISE) Family Caregivers Act, signed into law today by President Trump. The long overdue legislation, which the Foundation and more than 60 national organizations have fought for over the past two years, is a significant milestone in […]

HHS releases 1296 pages new payment regs for Medicare and Medicaid before July 4th

HHS releases 1296 pages new payment regs for Medicare and Medicaid before July 4th

The Department of Health and Human Services did a news dump, releasing nearly 1300 of new health care regulations just before the long July 4th weekend.  When Americans were distracted, thinking of fireworks and apple pie, the administration released extensive documentation that will affect payments issued to doctors and hospitals for Medicare and Medicaid patients.  […]