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  • Brain Injury Awareness Month Resolution

    Posted By Scarlett Law Group || 30-Mar-2009

    On Monday the House adopted by voice vote, H.Res.178, a resolution expressing the need for enhanced public awareness of traumatic brain injury and support for the designation of a National Brain Injury Awareness Month. Several Congressmen, including Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr., Co-Chairman of the Congressional Brain Injury Task Force were on hand to extend comments on the house floor regarding ...
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  • Appropriations Action on Federal TBI Programs Just Around The Corner

    Posted By Scarlett Law Group || 25-Mar-2009

    Over the next few weeks, both the House and Senate Appropriations Subcommittees will be working to craft the FY 2010 Labor, Health and Human Services (HHS), and Education Appropriations bill, which will provide the funding allocation for programs authorized through the TBI Act and for NIDRR’s TBI-related research programs, including TBI Model Systems of Care. Federal funding for these ...
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  • BIAA Unveils Legislative Agenda for 2009

    Posted By Scarlett Law Group || 25-Mar-2009

    This week, in preparation for Brain Injury Awareness Day on Capitol Hill, BIAA unveiled its legislative agenda. With the impending healthcare reform movement looming, BIAA has made access to brain injury care the cornerstone of this year’s priorities. Also, as always, BIAA will be focusing on increased funding for TBI Act programs, as well as promoting funding for Health and function ...
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  • Congressional Brain Injury Task Force Awareness Day

    Posted By Scarlett Law Group || 25-Mar-2009

    Next week on Wednesday, March 25, 2009, The Congressional Brain Injury Task Force will be sponsoring a full day of events centered around promoting brain injury awareness. This year’s theme is “Mild Traumatic Brain Injuries: From the Football Field to the Battlefield.” The events will include a fair featuring 46 exhibits, a Congressional briefing including speakers such as Chris ...
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  • President Obama Hosts Healthcare Forum

    Posted By Scarlett Law Group || 9-Mar-2009

    On Thursday, President Barack Obama held a White House summit on health care reform. At the summit, President Obama made his intentions clear that an overhaul of the nation’s healthcare system should be completed by the end of this year. The President addressed a room full of lawmakers, healthcare providers, labor unions, and journalists calling healthcare reform a “fiscal ...
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  • Presidential Budget

    Posted By Scarlett Law Group || 4-Mar-2009

    On Tuesday, February 24, 2009, President Obama addressed Congress and the Nation to announce an overall plan to spend $634 billion on healthcare reform. The President’s address simply provided a general overview of his budget that will be released in its entirety later this spring. Given that this was just an overview, no specific traumatic brain injury funding levels were released, however, ...
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