This Week: Bipartisan Senate Letter Questions HHS and CMS on Details of State ACA Waivers...OMB Is Reviewing Final Medicaid-Covered Outpatient Drug Rule...Delaware Forgoes Transition to State-Based Exchange

AUTHOR'S NOTE: Due to the Congressional recess, the Weekly Washington Healthcare Update will be distributed on a biweekly basis until after the Labor Day holiday. New editions will be released on Aug. 24 and Sept. 4, after which we will resume our regular weekly distribution schedule.

1. Congress

House of Representatives

District Work Period: Aug. 3–Sept. 7

Senate

District Work Period: Aug. 5–Sept. 7

2. Administration

3. State Activities

4. Regulations Open for Comment

5. Reports