459May 30, 1996
Managed Care Quality Standards Part 2
The subcommittee heard testimony on quality standards for managed health care. Patients, providers, physicians, and industry professionals testified about “gag rules” which define ...
21Jul 13, 1993
Surgeon General Nomination
Members of the academy met in support of the nomination of Dr. Joycelyn Elders to be Surgeon General of the United States. Members of various groups read prepared statements on the ...
7Mar 29, 1993
Health Care Reform Panel Five
The task force heard testimony from the heads of physicians organizations on proposals to reform the nation’s health care system. The witnesses testified on the requirements facing such ...
4Mar 24, 1993
Presidential Health Care Proposal
In a forum sponsored by the American Medical Association, Senator Nickles spoke on health care reform. In his speech, he stated that he hoped the administration would seek input from ...
27Mar 24, 1993
Republican Health Care Proposals
Senate Minority Leader Robert Dole spoke to an audience of persons from the health care profession on the Republican approach to health care reform. He discussed proposals to hold down health ...
3Nov 13, 1992
Health Care Insurance Benefits
Dr. Scalettar spoke on the Supreme Court’s recent decision not to hear an appeal of a lower court’s ruling in a case involving health care benefits for a terminally ill ...
36Mar 30, 1992
U.S. Abortion Policy
The hearing discussed the effect of the abortion "gag rule". This rule was established on March 20, 1992 and it prohibits a health worker at a federally funded clinic from counseling a patient about ...