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Major Stakeholders in Health Reform Debate Call for Improvements in Scoring of Congressional Health Care Proposals
Date:4/22/2009

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  • CBO scoring does not currently include analysis of the broader economic impact a policy change will have through changes in population health and productivity. Estimates of this societal cost impact would be of great value to legislators.

  • Such a holistic and comprehensive approach to reform is the only way that we will truly help improve Americans' health, spend our limited health resources more wisely, and boost our economy.

    Thank you, in advance, for your support.

    Sincerely,

    The undersigned Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease national and state partners and other concerned organizations (see full list below)

        National partners and other concerned organizations:
    
        AdvaMed (Advanced Medical Technology Association)
        Alliance for Aging Research
        Alzheimer's Foundation
        American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
        American Academy of Nursing
        American College of Physicians
        American College of Preventive Medicine
        American Dietetic Association
        American Osteopathic Association
        American Pharmacists Association
        American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
        Arthritis Foundation
        Cleveland Clinic
        Community Health Charities of America
        The COSHAR Foundation
        DMAA: the Care Continuum Alliance
        Easter Seals
        Healthcare Leadership Council
        Health Dialog
        Healthways
        Intercultural Cancer Caucus
        IHRSA: International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association
        Marshfield Clinic
        Medical Fitness Association
        Men's Health Network
        Milken Institute
        National Alliance for Caregiving
        National Alliance on Mental Illness
        National Association of Chronic Disease Directors
        National Business Coalition on Health
        National Changing Diabetes(R) Program
        National Family Caregivers Association
        National Health Foundation
    
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