Last month, PAEA and AAPA participated in a key meeting with SAMHSA to discuss how PAs can help provide mental and behavioral health services and, specifically, stem the national opioid epidemic.
After a quiet few weeks on that front, the issue of ACA repeal and replace has raised its head again in Congress as Republican support for the Graham-Cassidy Senate bill has gained momentum. Graham-Cassidy would fundamentally convert Medicaid funding to a block grant system, eliminate the individual mandate and essential health benefit requirements, and allow […]
On June 6, PAEA submitted a letter to the offices of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) detailing PAEA’s concerns about patients’ ability to access affordable, quality health insurance under the House-passed American Health Care Act (AHCA) bill. PAEA has offered to serve as a resource to the […]