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May 18, 2023

Measuring the Toll of U.S. Health Disparities

The economic burden of health disparities in the U.S. “remains unacceptably high” and has been increasing in recent years, according to a new study released this week.

May 10, 2023

Addressing a Nationwide Physician Shortage

Federal lawmakers in both houses have introduced HAP-supported legislation that would bolster the physician workforce, adding 14,000 Medicare-supported residency positions in the next seven years.

April 26, 2023

Federal Lawmakers Debate the Cost of Care

Federal lawmakers hosted a pair of hearings today focused on the cost of care in the U.S. and strategies to ensure Americans have access to the coverage they need to live healthy lives.

April 04, 2023

Pa. Lawmakers Urge CMS to Support Hospitals

Members of Pennsylvania’s Congressional Delegation are urging CMS to support hospitals and ensure Medicare payments accurately reflect the cost of inpatient care.