Mary Pittman's Blog – February 2012 Archive (2)

PHI Urges Action to Protect Prevention and Public Health Fund

Unfortunately, Congressional proposals to gut the Prevention and Public Health Fund reemerged this morning. Congress is considering cutting the Prevention Fund by up to $5 billion over ten years to avoid massive cuts to Medicare physicians. As I said in my blog last December, when a similar proposal was on the table, this tactic is not only bad for…

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Added by Mary Pittman on February 15, 2012 at 2:14pm — No Comments

Affordable Care Act is Creating an America “Built to Last”: PHI CEO Mary Pittman Responds to the President’s State of the Union Speech.

President Obama presented an inspiring vision for the future in his State of the Union speech: Our country will build a thriving and sustainable economy, give every American a fair shot at success, and use common sense regulations to protect citizens from the worst corporate abuses. Despite the lack of direct attention to health in this speech, I was reminded of the great strides that have already been made to achieve this vision because of the Affordable Care…

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Added by Mary Pittman on February 1, 2012 at 4:00pm — No Comments

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