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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.



Responsive Government — Requests for Information Now Regular Order for HHS

Thursday, May 24, 2018
Phil discusses the CMMI's RFI proposal which would allow individual physicians and patients to enter into agreements for health care services.

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.

Surgeon General’s Bold Move on Naloxone

Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Phil supports the Surgeon General's decision to expand access to the lifesaving drug Narcan.

Vaccines Are for All Seasons

Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Phil emphasizes the importance of vaccines for Americans of all ages.

Secretary Azar’s Four-Point Plan is Ambitious, Yet Familiar

Friday, April 13, 2018
Phil discusses HHS Secretary Alex Azar's ambitious plan to improve today's healthcare system.

House Health Care Innovation Caucus: A True Value-Based Proposition

Monday, April 09, 2018
Phil discusses the formation of the Health Care Innovation Caucus, and what it means for value-based care.

Special Diabetes Program Saves Lives and Money

Friday, February 09, 2018
Phil calls on Congress and the president to dedicate permanent funding to the Special Diabetes Program (SDP).

SOTU – Vision in Need of Detail

Thursday, February 01, 2018
Phil gives his perspective on President Donald Trump's first State of the Union address.