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The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: the Supreme Court decision

USA - July 19 2012 On June 28, 2012, the Supreme Court of the United States resolved more than two years of litigation over one of the most hotly contested acts of Congress, definitively upholding virtually all of President Obama's signature domestic policy achievement, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA).

Christopher M. Jedrey, Eric Zimmerman

Sweeping changes to Medicare payment for clinical laboratory services

USA - April 1 2014 On March 31, 2014, the Senate gave final approval to the Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014 (the Act), which includes significant reforms to the way Medicare pays for clinical diagnostic laboratory services.  The House approved the Act on March 27, and the president is expected to sign the legislation.

John Warren, Eric Zimmerman

Policy Update: Drug Pricing - Trump Administration Announces Most-Favored Nation Drug Pricing Model

Global, USA - December 8 2020 Drug prices have emerged as an important US political issue in recent years, with roughly 140 bills on drug prices introduced in the US Congress…

Emily Jane Cook, Dr. Paul Gerrard, Deborah R. Godes, Jessica M. Roth, Christine Park Song

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act expands hospital eligibility for 340B program

USA - April 26 2010 Facilities that may be newly eligible for the 340B drug discount program should evaluate their current operations to determine if any action should be taken to address these new opportunities.

Emily Jane Cook, David S. Ivill, Eric Zimmerman

Comparative effectiveness research

USA - May 24 2010 Stakeholders should understand and monitor developments in comparative research priorities, methodologies and communication of research findings.

Sheila D. Walcoff