Congress is in session for the next four weeks and the focus is expected to be primarily on opioids. The House is preparing a massive package of
The President was slated to speak on drug prices this week in what was a highly anticipated event. Yesterday, word got out that it would be postponed
As we noted previously in our introductory blog post on the 2017 User Fee Act (UFA) reauthorization process, the first UFA hearing on Capitol Hill
On May 1st, the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health held a hearing on how new technologies can increase access, improve quality, and
On November 15th the House Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Health approved by voice vote H.R. 1173, the Fiscal Responsibility and Retirement Security Act of 2011, which would repeal the CLASS Act.
On October 24th CMS announced the selection of 500 Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) in 44 states to participate in its FQHC Advanced Primary Care Practice demonstration project to improve the coordination and quality of care they deliver to people with Medicare and other patients.
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On September 19th Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee (I) issued an executive order for the state to establish its own health insurance exchange after earlier legislative efforts failed to produce a compromise due to disagreements over abortion language.
On July 13th Secretary Sebelius testified during a hearing before the Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Health that President Obama was consulting with potential nominees to the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB).
On June 13th the House Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Health announced that the hearing on the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB), originally scheduled for the next day, had been rescheduled to July 13th.