Tickets now available to April 21 Employee of the Year Luncheon

03/23/2017

Tickets and tables of 10 are now available to the DFW Hospital Council Foundation’s 21st Annual Employee of the Year Luncheon on April 21 at the Hurst Conference Center. The reception begins at 11:00 a.m. in the atrium area in front of the main ballroom. The luncheon and awards are from 12:00 – 1:30 p.m. Last year, 14 recipients were … Read More

AHCA could cause more than 24 million to lose coverage

03/21/2017

Blog by W. Stephen Love, President/CEO of the DFW Hospital Council On Thursday, the House of Representatives is expected to vote on the American Health Care Act (AHCA), legislation that would repeal and replace parts of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Specifically, the AHCA would end the enhanced Medicaid federal funding for future expansion populations, beginning in 2020, and transition … Read More

Love comments on potential weaknesses of AHCA

03/21/2017

In an article posted this morning by Olivia Nguyen in D Healthcare Daily, DFW Hospital Council President/CEO W. Stephen Love commented on the potential weaknesses of the American Health Care Act (AHCA). “When we start cherry-picking essential health benefits like maternity, mental illness, and other coverage by removing them from the total population pool, we generally create hardships for someone … Read More

DFWHC’s Love to discuss ACA at TWU April 7 conference

03/17/2017

DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) President/CEO W. Stephen Love will discuss “Texas, Trump and Treatment: Affordable Care Act’s Future and Community Action” during an April 7 conference at Texas Woman’s University (TWU) in Dallas. Love is one of 12 speakers during “Engaged, Competent Health Care: It Takes a Community … and Informatics,” an inaugural conference emphasizing the future of informatics. The … Read More

April 13 webinar “501r & IRS” qualifies for CPA continuing education

03/17/2017

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) complimentary webinar “501r & IRS: When they call, can you prove compliance?” on Thursday, April 13 from 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. now officially qualifies for continuing education credits for certified public accountants. Hosted in association with Crowe Horwath, LLP, the webinar will be introduced by DFWHC President/CEO W. Stephen Love, who will also participate in … Read More

Coalition starts campaign against AHCA

03/16/2017

The Coalition to Protect America’s Health Care launched a campaign this week asking Americans to tell members of Congress to not to support the American Health Care Act (AHCA). The campaign is being conducted through social media, email and online advertising. According to the Coalition, within a day of launching an email request this week, more than 25,000 letters were … Read More

BREAKING NEWS: House Budget Committee advances ACA repeal bill

03/16/2017

The House Budget Committee has voted 19-17 to send the American Health Care Act (AHCA), which repeals and replaces the Affordable Care Act (ACA), to the House Rules Committee. The bill narrowly passed the committee, as some staunch conservatives voted against the proposed law. Reps. Gary Palmer (R-Ala.), Dave Brat (R-Va.), and Mark Sanford (R-S.C.)—all members of the ultra-conservative Freedom … Read More

Eliminating health benefits will shift financial risk to consumers

03/16/2017

In a blog posted yesterday on The Commonwealth Fund website, it appears detail to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) could remove benefit requirements, giving insurers more flexibility to exclude benefits and leave enrollees without coverage for the health care services they need. “If the ACA is replaced with a series of policies that don’t contain a minimum federal standard … Read More

Sponsorships still available to April 21 Employee of the Year Luncheon

03/15/2017

A record attendance is expected for the DFW Hospital Council Foundation’s 21st Annual Employee of the Year Luncheon on Friday, April 21 at the Hurst Conference Center. It could be the new location or perhaps the realization as to just how important a service these hospital employees provide to the community. Whatever the case, this year’s luncheon is guaranteed to … Read More

“No-Touch Disinfection” – learn about the future of infection control at DFWHC’s April 6 event!

03/14/2017

The future of hospital infection control is here and it’s known as “No-Touch Disinfection.” Seats are filling up fast to the DFW Hospital Council’s (DFWHC) April 6 educational event “Improving Patient Safety and Reducing Risk with No-Touch Disinfection.” The event is from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Marriott DFW Airport in Irving. The seminar will include a presentation … Read More