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

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 What’s Ahead: This Week  Hearings/Markups – Tuesday, June 5 Senate Appropriations Committee, Subcommittee on Military Construction Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies, “Markup of the Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2019.” Wednesday, June 6 House Ways & Means Committee, Subcommittee on Health, “Hearing on Lowering Costs and Expanding Access to Health Care through… Read more »

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

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What’s Ahead: This Week Hearings/Markups – Monday, March 12 House Veterans Affairs Committee, Subcommittee on Health, “VA Healthcare: Maximizing Resources in Puerto Rico.” Wednesday, March 14 House Budget Committee, “CBO Oversight: Perspectives from Outside Experts.” Thursday, March 15 House Veterans Affairs Committee, Subcommittee on Health, “FY 2019 Department of Veterans Affairs Budget Request for the Veterans… Read more »

Azar Could Be a Telemedicine Champion

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AZAR COULD BE A TELEMEDICINE CHAMPION: At least one advocacy group thinks the former Eli Lilly executive now heading the health department will advance virtual care. Alex Azar — whose swearing-in ceremony was peppered with insistence from the president that he would lower drug prices — told lawmakers during his confirmation process that he supported… Read more »

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

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 What’s Ahead: This Week Hearings – Tuesday, October 3 House Energy & Commerce Committee, Subcommittee on Health, “Examining Patient Access to Investigational Drugs.” Wednesday, October 4 Senate Finance Committee, “Open Executive Session to Consider the Keep Kids’ Insurance Dependable and Secure (KIDS) Act of 2017.” Thursday, October 5 Senate HELP Committee, “The Federal Response to the… Read more »