Tag: TBI

USBIA announced today that it is endorsing the upcoming International Brain Injury Association (IBIA) 10th World Congress.  The World Congress is meeting March 19-22, 2014 at the Hyatt Embarcadero in San Francisco, CA.  USBIA members can register for this important meeting at the reduced rate that is afforded IBIA members.  More information about the World

On December 11, 2013, the House Committee on Energy and Commerce voted to approve the H.R. 1098, the “Traumatic Brain Injury Reauthorization Act of 2013.”  The next step is for the full House to consider the bill, which will probably be early next year. Originally passed in 1996 and reauthorized in 2000 and 2008, the

National Sports Concussion Coalition to identify shared approaches to enhancing safer youth play A number of the nation’s most prominent youth sports organizations announced today that they will be partnering with concussion specialists, sports medicine professionals and leaders at other levels of sports to create an unprecedented coalition to prevent and manage concussions among young

It could be anywhere from $20 to $10,000 for a first-time offender—or no ban at all. The good news: fatal car crashes are on the decline. The bad news: fatal car crashes involving cell phone use—anything from texting to talking to reaching for a ringing phone—are on the rise. In fact, the leading cause of death for

As states wrap up legislative sessions and make decisions about whether to implement the Medicaid expansion included in the Affordable Care Act (ACA), this new analysis highlights the implications of these decisions for coverage, state finances and providers. As of July 2013, 24 states were moving forward with the Medicaid expansion, 21 states were not