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    Health Care Spending

    Douglas Holtz-Eakin talked about a report predicting that health care spending would outpace U.S. economic growth over the next ten years. It also projected spending will rise 6.2…

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    Discussion on Health Care Coverage

    Health care insurance policy experts talked about various health insurance plans available to consumers amid changes due to the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Topics included health literacy,…

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    Sexually Transmitted Disease Prevention in Cuba

    Cuban Public Health Minister Dr. Roberto Morales talked about his country’s efforts to prevent the spread of sexually transmitted diseases (STD), including HIV. In addition…

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    Health Care for September 11 Victims

    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Director John Howard testified at a hearing on the bill to reauthorize the World Trade Center Health Program and the September 11th…

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    Veterans and Health Care Contracts

    Witnesses testified at a hearing on the procurement of non-Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) health care services for former soldiers who usually receive medical care from VA…

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    President Obama Remarks on the Affordable Care Act

    President Obama was the keynote speaker at the Catholic Health Association’s annual membership assembly. He spoke about the future of health care and the impact on the Affordable…

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    Online Medical Care

    Health care analysts talked about the emerging industry of online medical care, or “telemedicine.” The panelists focused on the regulatory barriers affecting interstate and…

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    Improving Health and Health Care

    Members of the Bipartisan Policy Center’s Prevention Task Force released their report A Prevention Prescription for Improving Health and Health Care in America They talked about the…

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    Veterans' Health Care and Benefits

    Witnesses, including Deputy Veterans Affairs Secretary Sloan Gibson, testified at a hearing on the implementation and future of the Veterans Choice program, which allows veterans on…

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    Technology and Caring for Aging Seniors

    Academics and experts on aging testified on the ways technology is helping seniors maintain independent living longer. Some of the advancements they discussed included tele-health,…

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    Rural Health Obstacles

    Witnesses testified at a hearing on challenges faced by health care patients and providers in rural communities. Officials from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the…

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    Health Care Implementation, Panel 1

    Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) and former Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius outlined the current health care landscape in the U.S. They talked about the…

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    Health Care Implementation, Panel 2

    Supporters and opponents of the Affordable Care Act took part in a panel discussion on the U.S. health care landscape. Both sides agreed that if the Supreme Court rules against the…

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    Republican Health Care Alternatives

    Tevi Troy talked about the need for Republican alternatives to the health care law in the event that the Supreme Court rules against the Affordable Care Act in the King v. Burwell case.…

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    Book Discussion on Pain

    Professor Keith Wailoo talked about his book, Pain: A Political History, about the politicization of treating pain in the U.S. since the 1950s. This interview is part of Book TV’s…

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    Book Discussion on Doctored

    Sandeep Jauhar, director of the Heart Failure Program at Long Island Jewish Medical Center, talked about his book, Doctored: The Disillusionment of an American Physician. He spoke in…

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    Health Care Coverage Expansion

    Panelists discussed efforts to expand Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), as well as efforts to improve health care access for legal immigrants. “The…

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    Health Care Policy

    Secretary Sylvia Burwell talked about health care policy priorities and interests. She urged members of Congress who continue to push to repeal the Affordable Care Act to find common…

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    Doctors and Drug Companies

    Panelists talked about the challenges and benefits of the Physician Payment Sunshine Act (PPSA). PPSA is a section of the Affordable Care Act that requires drug and medical device companies…

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    Military Health Care System

    Dr. Jonathan Woodson spoke about the complexities of and efforts to reform the U.S. military health care system. Following his remarks, panelists discussed the same issue.

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