This Week: HHS finds docs still willing to take new Medicare patients--- New IRS website tracks ACA tax provisions--- CMS begins health exchange "operational readiness reviews"

***No Weekly Washington Health Care Update Next Week (Labor Day)***

1. Congress

House of Representatives


2. Administration

Health and Human Services (HHS)

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)

Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

3. State Activities

4. Regulations Open for Comment

5. Reports

Dept. of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General (HHS-OIG)