Navigation Links
APHA Urges Senate to Advance Health Reform Bill
Date:12/17/2009

WASHINGTON, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Public Health Association today urged the Senate to move quickly on health reform and advance the measure to conference with the House.

"While it may not include all of our priorities for health reform legislation, the current measure is an extraordinary down payment on long-term reform of our nation's health system," said Georges C. Benjamin, MD, FACP, FACEP (E), executive director of APHA. "There are many good things in the Senate bill that will serve as a strong foundation for further improving and protecting public health in the future."

According to APHA, the measure will help reduce death and disability in the United States, and it takes a significant step toward addressing the core principles of reform: reducing cost, improving quality and moving our nation's sick care system to a system that promotes wellness and prevention.

"Once passed by the Senate, we look forward to working with legislators to further improve the bill, including ensuring the most affordable care possible, when it's taken up in conference with the House," said Benjamin.

For more about APHA, visit http://www.apha.org/about/news/presskit/pkoverview.htm.

CONTACT: David Fouse, 202-777-2501, david.fouse@apha.org

SOURCE American Public Health Association


'/>"/>
SOURCE American Public Health Association
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Daniel Simon, MD Urges People with Diabetes to Protect Sight by Getting Diabetic Eye Exam
2. Belluck & Fox Law Firm Urges Caution When Buying Toys This Holiday Season
3. VIDEO from Medialink and the American Nurses Association (ANA): American Nurses Association Urges All Americans to Take Part in Health Care Reform Debate
4. Arizona Youth Urges Thousands to Join Him for World AIDS Day Activities In December
5. NORD Letter to Senate Urges Action on Health Care Reform
6. Eagle Forum Urges an Unconditional NO Vote on the Cloture Motion to Proceed to the Anti-Life Senate Health Care Bill
7. Mercy Corps Urges Americans to Put the Giving Back Into Thanksgiving
8. Wounded Warrior Project Urges the Senate to Support Crucial Family Caregiver Legislation
9. AMA Has Chance to Rescind Support of HR 3962; AMA Shout-Out from Public Urges Doctors to Answer to PATIENTS Not AMA Leadership
10. Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing Urges Policies and Prevention To Reduce Deaths from Venous Thromboembolism
11. Consumer Watchdog Hails House Cost-Control Plan to Regulate Health Insurance Rates, Urges Lawmakers to Combine It With Strong Public Option
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:3/24/2017)... ... March 24, 2017 , ... Empower Brokerage, ... their training and leads programs. , In February, 2017, Empower Brokerage introduced their ... Performance Partners is designed to teach how to maximize their sales efforts, as ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... ... March 24, 2017 , ... “Finding Christ Through Social Media: ... journal chronicling the writer’s path toward true communion with God. “Finding Christ Through ... is the creation of published author Lea Michelle Johnson, a follower of Christ, ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... March 24, 2017 , ... “Vintage and ... a retired minister and college Bible teacher residing in North Carolina with his wife, ... who have blessed them with six grandchildren. David is also the author of “Shadow ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... ... ... “The Adventures of Joey, The Dog Who Barks at Puddles”: a boisterous story ... fullest, as God intended. “The Adventures of Joey, The Dog Who Barks at Puddles” ... passion for writing, especially about truth and human behavior. , Published by Christian Faith ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... ... ... A recent report from the National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ) advocates for ... on a review of GPA and SAT/ACT requirements at 221 institutions in 25 states, ... that this higher bar should be set by states, by the Council for the ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:3/23/2017)... , Mar 23, 2017 Research and ... Analysis & Trends - Industry Forecast to 2025" report to ... ... of around 6.9% over the next decade to reach approximately $3.5 ... estimates and forecasts for all the given segments on global as ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... , March 23, 2017 The ... ageing population, increasing diabetic population, accelerating economic growth and increasing ... this industry are higher life expectancy of ESRD patients, rising ... emerging markets. However, the expansion of the market is hindered ... ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... , March 23, 2017  Transportation Insight, a multi-modal ... end-to-end supply chain management firm with expertise serving clients ... Solutions Rick Zaffarano was named a 2017 ... Supply Chain by the only publication exclusively dedicated to ... supply chain. "Rick has brought to Transportation ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: