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  • Kathleen Sebelius Discusses End of Life Care
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    End of Life Care

    Former Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius participated in an Aspen Institute discussion about end-of-life health care. Ms. Sebelius co-chaired a group which researched and…

    861 views
  • Status of Medicare and Medicaid
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    Status of Medicare and Medicaid

    Former Governors Michael Leavitt (R-UT) and Kathleen Sebelius (D-KS), who both served as secretary of the Department of 
Health and Human Services, talked about the implementation of Medicare and Medicaid,…

    179 views
  • Discussion on Global Health Security
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    Ebola and Global Health Security

    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Tom Frieden talked about the future of the fight against Ebola and other issues affecting overall global health security. Dr. Frieden emphasized the…

    225 views
  • Nursing Home Reforms
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    Nursing Home Reforms

    Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (OBRA) 1987, also known as the Federal Nursing Home Reform Act, was passed 20 years prior to this panel discussion. The panelists talked about the history,…

    139 views
  • Future Health Challenges
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    Future Health Challenges

    Former Centers for Disease Control directors discussed the topic, “Protecting the Nation’s Health: Major Challenges of the 21st Century.” Among the topics they addressed were the CDC’s…

    73 views
  • Tobacco Settlement
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    Tobacco Settlement

    In their third meeting, committee members met to discuss the recent proposed settlement between the tobacco companies and attorneys general from most states. The members compared the major areas…

    105 views
  • Capitol Hill Issues Briefing on Abortion
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    Capitol Hill Issues Briefing on Abortion

    The National Abortion Rights Action League Executive and others gathered for a briefing on abortion issues facing the second session of the 101st Congress.

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