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Former Congressman Dr. Phil Gingrey provides public policy and government relations counsel to clients on a variety of issues. Here at Phil on the Hill, Phil draws upon his long career in public service to provide perspective and context on policy topics such as health care, the federal budget, annual appropriations, regulatory reform, and life sciences.

August: Good Time to Question Your Congressman

Monday, August 06, 2018
Phil encourages readers to seek out Members of Congress during home district visits to share their thoughts on important policies.

Why Kavanaugh Nomination Won’t (For Long) Be a Black Hole for Everything Else

Thursday, August 02, 2018
Phil discusses the politics of the U.S. Supreme Court nomination and his predictions that the confirmation process will go smoothly.

Congress Needs to Double-Down on Recent Progress

Friday, July 20, 2018
Phil discusses recent progress on health care bills and the need to keep momentum going to pass more lifesaving legislation.

Anti-Kickback Statutes Need to Adapt to Value-Based Care

Monday, July 16, 2018
Phil discusses the need to reform anti-kickback and self-referral laws, which can hamper the ability of doctors and health systems to provide the best care under modern value-based care models.

Trump’s Plan on Drug Pricing

Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Phil shares his insights on the Trump Administration’s plans to get prescription drug prices under control.

Don't be penny wise, pound foolish with 340B drug pricing program

Monday, July 09, 2018
Phil discusses how cuts to the 340B drug pricing program would significantly affect the health of low-income patients and ultimately taxpayers.

Three Ways to Boost Physician and Heath Professional Legislators in Congress

Wednesday, June 20, 2018
In his latest post, Phil discusses physicians and health officials in Congress.

Interoperable Health Records and 21st Century Cures

Friday, May 04, 2018
Phil discusses interoperability, the idea that patents' records should be digital and accessible to all their health care providers.

Let’s Admit a Few Things About Readmission

Friday, April 27, 2018
Phil looks at HHS Secretary Alex Azar's readmission to an Indianapolis hospital, and what it means (or doesn't mean)for health care in the U.S.

Long-Term Thinking About Budgets and Preventative Health

Thursday, April 26, 2018
Phil explains how preventative care efforts can have a positive impact on long term health care costs.