Health Care Policy Update – Weekly Wrap-up and What’s Ahead

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 What’s Ahead: This Week  Hearings and Markups – Tuesday, May 7 Senate HELP Committee, “Implementing the 21st Century Cures Act: Making Electronic Health Information Available to Patients and Providers (Part II).” Senate Judiciary Committee, “Intellectual Property and the Price of Prescription Drugs: Balancing Innovation and Competition.” Wednesday, May 8 Senate Finance Committee, “Medicare Physician Payment… Read more »

Health Care Policy Update – Weekly Wrap-up and What’s Ahead

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 What’s Ahead: This Week  Hearings and Markups – Monday, April 29 House Veterans’ Affairs Committee, “Tragic Trends: Suicide Prevention Among Veterans.” Tuesday, April 30 House Energy & Commerce Committee, Subcommittee on Health, “Prescription Drug Coverage in the Medicare Program.” House Appropriations Committee, Subcommittee on Labor, HHS, Education, and Related Agencies, “Markup: FY2020 Labor, Health and… Read more »

Health Care Policy Update – Weekly Wrap-up and What’s Ahead

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 What’s Ahead: This Week  Notable Policy Events – Wednesday, April 24 Health Affairs, “Health and Housing Needs for U.S. Seniors in the ‘Middle Market.’” Additional information: https://bit.ly/2Gfxk18 Thursday, April 25 Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) and Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) Global Health Policy Center, “The Future of Global Health Financing: Hope vs. Reality… Read more »

Health Care Policy Update – Weekly Wrap-up and What’s Ahead

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 What’s Ahead: This Week   Notable Policy Events – Wednesday, April 17 Alliance for Health Policy (AHP), “Right Care, Right Patient, Right Time: The Role of Comparative Effectiveness Research.” Additional information: https://conta.cc/2D1rZK7 Better Medicare Alliance (BMA), “Medicare Advantage 101: A Primer.” Additional information: https://bit.ly/2X5smuH  Weekly Wrap-Up: Notable Health Care Developments From Last Week  Legislative Activity… Read more »

Health Care Policy Update – Weekly Wrap-up and What’s Ahead

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 What’s Ahead: This Week  Hearings and Markups – Tuesday, April 2 House Education & Labor Committee, Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor and Pensions, “Examining Surprise Billing: Protecting Patients from Financial Pain.” House Energy & Commerce Committee, Subcommittee on Oversight & Investigations, “Priced Out of a Lifesaving Drug: The Human Impact of Rising Insulin Costs.” House… Read more »