ACA Update 7

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ACA Repeal and Replacement Update – March 30, 2017 Top takeaways from the week 1) House Speaker Ryan said he doesn’t want President Trump to work with Democrats on new healthcare legislation; 2) Republicans continued discussions on a way forward on ACA repeal; 3) House Energy & Commerce Chair Walden signaled support for including cost-sharing… Read more »

Health Policy Update 3-27-17

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What’s Ahead: This Week Hearings/Markups Tuesday, March 28 House Energy & Commerce Committee, “Examining FDA’s Medical Device User Fee Program.” Wednesday, March 29 House Appropriations Committee, Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies, “Budget Hearing – Department of Health and Human Services.” House Committee on Oversight & Government Reform, “Federally-Funded Cancer Research:… Read more »

ACA Update 6

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ACA Repeal and Replacement Update – March 23, 2017 Top takeaways from the week: 1) The House has delayed the vote on the AHCA; 2) On Monday, House leadership unveiled amendments to the AHCA; 3) The CBO released an updated score incorporating the amendments, finding similar coverage losses and less budgetary savings as compared to… Read more »

Health Policy Update 3-20-17

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What’s Ahead: This Week in Health Care Policy Hearings/Markups Monday, March 20 House Rules Committee, “H.R. 372 – Competitive Health Insurance Reform Act of 2017 and H.R. 1101 – The Small Business Health Fairness Act of 2017.” Tuesday, March 21 Senate HELP Committee, “FDA User Fee Agreements: Improving Medical Product Regulation and Innovation for Patients Part… Read more »