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Washington Healthcare Update - Feb 12, 2018
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • February 12 2018

In the early morning hours of Feb. 9, technically after the government funding had run out at midnight, Congress passed a two-year budget deal. The


Washington Healthcare Update - Jan 22, 2018
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • January 22 2018

The House passed a spending measure that funds the government until the middle of February. The bill includes a six-year extension of CHIP, a


Washington Healthcare Update - Dec 21, 2017
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • December 21 2017

The House passed the conference version of the GOP tax bill 227-203. The Senate followed with a party line vote. Because of issues identified by the


Washington Healthcare Update - Dec 4, 2017
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • December 4 2017

Testifying before the House Energy and Commerce Committee on implementation of the 21st Century Cures Act on Nov. 30, FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb


Washington Healthcare Update - Nov 13, 2017
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • November 13 2017

Republicans are considering repealing the mandate that currently requires that most Americans obtain health coverage. The Republican House-proposed


Washington Healthcare Update - Nov 6, 2017
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • November 6 2017

On Nov. 3, the House passed legislation to renew the Children’s Hospital Insurance Program, 242-174. Only 15 Democrats voted for the proposal. Of


Washington Healthcare Update - Oct 30, 2017
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • October 30 2017

Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD) and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) introduced legislation on Oct. 25 to let the government negotiate drug prices in Medicare


Washington Healthcare Update - Oct 16, 2017
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • October 16 2017

House Republicans have briefly delayed the floor vote on CHIP legislation to negotiate offsets with Democrats. The House Energy and Commerce Committee


Washington Healthcare Update - Oct 2, 2017
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • October 2 2017

On Sept. 28, the House passed the FAA extension, H.R.3823, with funding for two public health programs through the end of the year. The new funding


Washington Healthcare Update - Sep 25, 2017
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • September 25 2017

On Sept. 20, the Congressional Diabetes Caucus Chairs Reps. Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Tom Reed (R-NY) sent a letter to FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb