Excerpt: Republicans have historically supported high-risk pools and reinsurance programs. In fact, the House Republican alternative to PPACA provided $25 billion to aid Americans suffering from pre-existing conditions through new universal access programs that reformed and expanded state based high-risk pools and reinsurance programs.
Letters of Support for H.R. 307 the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Reauthorization Act of 2013March 4, 2013 | Letter
Alliance for Biosecurity, to read the letter, click here. American Academy of Pediatrics, to read the letter, click here.
Excepert: With the growth of the smartphone and tablet market in the United States, the use of applications to monitor health information on these devices has also increased. Some medical applications are used to monitor health information, like diet and fitness data. Other applications can be used to monitor chronic conditions such as diabetes or high blood pressure.
Except: While the Obama Administration has expressed its support for the MA program growth in the past and taken credit for increased enrollment during the demonstration period, we are concerned that cuts contained in the President’s health law and administrative policies are undermining that stated goal. To read the letter, click here.
To read the NRC's Response to the committee's January 15, 2013, letter, click here. To read the committee's January 15, 2013, letter, click here.
To read the letter from the Association of American Medical Colleges, click here To read the letter from the American Medical Association, click here