Health Care Stakeholders Urge Congress Pass Pandemic Bill In 2018

December 05, 2018
The American Hospital Association and a wide range of health care stakeholders urged congressional leaders to pass a key health security bill before the end of the lame-duck session, arguing that, without reauthorization from lawmakers, essential HHS emergency preparedness authorities will expire and gaps in federal response programs will remain unfilled. The Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness and Innovation Act (PAHPAI) “is the backbone of our nation’s health security,” stakeholders argued in a letter sent to House and Senate leadership on...

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