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Frist, Glickman & Veneman: Diet quality should become a core SNAP objective

Health / News March 13, 2018

We must ensure that the federal government is leveraging these programs to improve nutrition, especially among low-income populations who are most at risk for poor health.

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Leading with Nutrition: Leveraging SNAP for Better Health

Health / March 12, 2018 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. ET

BPC’s SNAP Task Force—led by Bill Frist, Dan Glickman, and Ann Veneman—will release recommendations to promote better health in America through good nutrition.

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Sens. Frist, Daschle Urge Congressional Leaders to Secure Children’s Health, Community Health Center Programs

Health / Press Release December 14, 2017

Former Senate Majority Leaders Bill Frist, M.D., and Tom Daschle encourage swift action on the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) and Community Health Centers (CHCs).

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Sens. Frist, Daschle Urge Congressional Leaders to Secure Children’s Health, Community Health Center Programs

Bill Frist, Tom Daschle / Research December 14, 2017

Former Senate Majority Leaders Bill Frist, M.D., and Tom Daschle penned a letter to congressional leadership encouraging swift action on the Children’s Health Insurance Program and Community Health Centers programs.

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New BPC SNAP Task Force to Address Ways to Strengthen Nutrition in SNAP

Health / Press Release September 15, 2017

As negotiations begin on the 2018 Farm Bill, BPC today launched the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Task Force.

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Bill Frist & Andy Slavitt: Five bipartisan steps toward stabilizing our health-care system

Health / News September 11, 2017

Congress and the president have the opportunity to bring the cost of insurance premiums down and make a positive impact in the lives of many Americans.

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Affordable Care Act Advocates and Critics Agree on Health Care Recommendations

Health / Press Release August 30, 2017

BPC’s proposal also explains the federal budgetary cost of each recommendation and provides a menu of policy options Congress could enact to offset any new spending.

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Passage of FDA Reauthorization Act is Important Milestone for Patients

Health / Press Release August 3, 2017

Congress took an important step to bring safe and effective treatments and cures to patients by passing the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Reauthorization Act of 2017.

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Bill Frist: Extend Cost-Sharing Reduction Payments

Health / News August 3, 2017

There comes a time when we have to check our party loyalty at the door and put the needs of the people first, and that time is now.

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In Fight Against Extreme Poverty, Congress Must Now Protect America's Leadership

Health / News July 31, 2017

Bill Frist and Dr. Anand Parekh urge Congress to protect America’s bipartisan tradition of helping people escape the lethal clutches of extreme poverty.

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