Health Policy Update 2-27-17

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What’s Ahead: This Week Hearings/Markups Monday, February 27 House Veterans Affairs Committee, “Assessing VA’s Risks for Drug Diversion.” Tuesday, February 28 House Judiciary Committee, “Markup: The Competitive Health Insurance Reform Act of 2017 (H.R. 372) and the Protecting Access to Care Act of 2017 (H.R. 1215).” Senate Veterans Affairs Committee and House Veterans Affairs Committee, “Legislative… Read more »

Governors Are Coming To Washington. What Will They Tell Congress & The White House About Health Care?

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This weekend, governors from across the country are coming to Washington for the annual National Governors Association Winter Meeting.  They will be meeting with each other, Congress and the White House about many topics – but healthcare will take center stage. Washington has spent much of the past few months debating how best to move… Read more »

ACA Update 3

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ACA Repeal and Replacement Update 2-23-17 Top Takeaways from the Week: 1) Lawmakers are in recess, holding town halls across the country; 2) Republicans continue to aim to release repeal and replace legislation after returning next week; 3) Governors come to town this weekend for NGA with Medicaid expansion a central issue for discussion; and… Read more »

Health Policy Update 2-21-17

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What’s Ahead: This Week Notable Policy Events Sunday, February 19 – Thursday, February 23 Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), “2017 Annual Conference and Exhibition.” Additional information: http://bit.ly/2lHtJRt Thursday, February 23 The Value Collaborative and Morning Consult, “A New Negotiation: Moving Payment for Medicines from Volume to Value.” Additional information: http://bit.ly/2lHBs2g Friday, February 24 Center… Read more »

Health Policy Update 2-13-17

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What’s Ahead: This Week Markups/Hearings Wednesday, February 15 Senate Appropriations Committee, Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies, “Mental Health Care: Examining Treatments and Services.” Thursday, February 16 Senate Finance Committee, “Hearing to Consider the Nomination of Seema Verma to be Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.” House Judiciary… Read more »