Public Policy Center

House Hearing and Legislation To Prohibit QALYs – Quality Adjusted Life Years Calculations

On February 1, the House Energy and Commerce Committee, Subcommittee on Health, conducted a public hearing on prohibiting the use of QALYs in calculating the benefits of health services. The subcommittee hearing details are here: PDF. House Committee on Energy and Commerce Available here are the committee and subcommittee leadership legislative text, posted on the […]

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6 U.S. Senators – Improving Care for Persons Dually Eligible for Medicare and Medicaid – RFI Response (2)

On January 17, we posted the AAHD-Lakeshore Foundation submission in response to six U.S. Senators RFI on serving persons dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid. Available here are the submissions of the state Medicaid directors association and a leading expert advocate – Justice in Aging. […]

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Integrating Behavioral Health-General Health-Primary Care – Enacted Into Law

The Omnibus Consolidated Appropriations Act has authorized and greatly strengthened  the federal government’s support for the integration of behavioral health, general health, and primary care. AAHD has worked with a No Health without Mental Health (NHMH) led partnership that includes our colleague Lakeshore Foundation. Available here are the  following: (1) NHMH summary of the legislation, […]

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