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 »

ACA Update 5

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ACA Repeal and Replacement Update – March 16, 2017 Top healthcare takeaways from the week 1) CBO projects that 24 million would lose coverage by 2026 under the American Health Care Act; 2) Despite growing concern over the bill, today the House Budget Committee narrowly voted to advance it; 3) The Administration continues its push… Read more »

Healthcare Policy Update 3-13-17

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What’s Ahead: This Week Hearings/Markups Wednesday, March 15 House Budget Committee, “Markup on Reconciliation Bill.” House Committee on Ways & Means, Subcommittee on Human Resources, “Hearing on the Reauthorization of the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) Program.” Senate Special Committee on Aging, “Grandparents to the Rescue: Raising Grandchildren in the Opioid Crisis and… Read more »

ACA Update 4

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ACA Repeal and Replacement Update – March 9, 2017 Top takeaways from the week: 1) Republican leadership has released a repeal and replace bill; 2) the House Committees on Ways & Means and Energy & Commerce held lengthy markups of the bill, which has now moved to the House Budget Committee for consideration; 3) many… Read more »