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2013-05-30 16:26:10

Legislation calls for inclusion of specialists on influential panel LINTHICUM, Md., May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Urological Association (AUA), a leading advocate for the specialty of urology, today announced its support for the USPSTF Transparency and Accountability Act of 2013. This bipartisan legislation, introduced on May 23, 2013 Reps. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN-7), John Barrow (D-GA-12), Lee Terry (R-NE-2), and Donna Christensen (D-VI) calls for significant...

2013-05-06 08:31:32

WASHINGTON, May 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Ophthalmology today announced that it is honoring U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) for her outstanding legislative efforts toward the betterment of eye care and public access to quality health care. The Academy's Visionary Award annually honors organizations and/or members of Congress for their leadership in helping to advance the quality of eye care available to Americans. (Logo:...

2012-06-22 10:24:03

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., June 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the American Association of Clinical Urologists (AACU), the American Urological Association (AUA) and the Large Urology Group Practice Association (LUGPA) announced support for the USPSTF Transparency and Accountability Act of 2012 (H.R. 5998). This bipartisan legislation, introduced on June 21 by Reps. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN-7) and John Barrow (D-GA-12), along with Reps. Donna Christensen (D-VI) and Lee Terry...

2011-10-12 09:15:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The physician members of the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (www.AAPSonline.org) are on the front lines of patient care and know what works (and what doesn't) for improving their patients' access to quality, affordable medical care. On October 13, 2011, two AAPS physician members will join with Congressman Marsha Blackburn (TN-7) for a briefing on Capitol Hill to provide information on what is already happening outside...

2010-02-03 08:48:00

Carol Browner, Chairmen Ed Markey and Bart Gordon, Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn, Denver Mayor Hickenlooper on Getting Cities to Go Green WASHINGTON, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by U.S. News & World Report: EVENT TOPIC: "Going Green: America's Cities and the Role of Government" DESCRIPTION: U.S. News & World Report's National Issues Briefing, "Going Green: America's Cities and the Role of Government," will evaluate the current relationship...

2009-11-05 15:54:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Friday, November 6, Dan Stein, the President of the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) will join Representatives Joe Wilson, Nathan Deal, Dean Heller, Sam Johnson, and Marsha Blackburn to discuss the weak verification measures in the House health care reform bill. According to analysis from the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) the number of illegal immigrants who would eligible to receive government subsidized...

2009-04-16 15:51:00

Congressional Members Address Negative Impacts of the Program on Patients & Businesses Nationwide in Letter to the White House & Department of Health and Human Services WASHINGTON, April 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a letter sent yesterday, a bipartisan group of 84 members of Congress urged the White House Office of Health Reform, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to review and rescind the controversial...