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Health Law Update Blog

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Capitol Hill Healthcare Update

USA - July 17 2018 Senior Health and Human Services (HHS) officials are scheduled to testify this week before a House subcommittee examining whether laws governing…

Capitol Hill Healthcare Update

USA - June 26 2018 The response from lawmakers on Capitol Hill to the White House plan to reorganize the federal government…

Capitol Hill Healthcare Update

USA - June 11 2018 The House this week will begin considering some of the 70 different opioid bills that have been approved by eight different committees, focusing on…

Capitol Hill Healthcare Update

USA - May 21 2018 House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., last week said congressional leaders are trying to hammer out compromise legislation that would make it easier for…

Proposed IPPS Rule Changes

USA - May 15 2018 The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released its proposed rules for the Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS)…

Capitol Hill Healthcare Update

USA - May 14 2018 On Capitol Hill, reaction to President Donald Trump’s “American Patients First” plan to bring down prescription drug prices fell predictably along…

Capitol Hill Healthcare Update

USA - April 23 2018 Health & Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar is recovering at his home in Indianapolis following his second hospitalization in less than a week…

CMS aims to decrease burdens and increase innovation in Medicare parts C and D with new April 2018 guidance

USA - April 20 2018 In regulations published on April 16, 2018, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued two new documents containing guidance primarily…

Capitol Hill Healthcare Update

USA - April 16 2018 Lawmakers return today to Capitol Hill after a two-week recess, and multiple committees in both the House and Senate are poised…

Capitol Hill Healthcare Update

USA - April 16 2018 Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Scott Gottlieb will testify Tuesday before a House Appropriations Subcommittee on his agency’s fiscal…