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This Week in Washington: Senate Finance Committee reports out Modernizing and Ensuring PBM Accountability Act; House Ways and Means Committee reports out healthcare bills; Senate Appropriations Committee reports out FY 2024 Labor-HHS funding bill; Congress leaves for August recess

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House Ways and Means Committee Marks Up Two Healthcare Bills

On July 26, the

This Week in Washington: House Energy and Commerce Committee marks up 15 healthcare bills; Senate HELP Committee to hold mark up on primary care bill; CMS concerned over procedural Medicaid coverage terminations

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House Energy and Commerce Committee Marks Up 15 Healthcare Bills

On July 19, the House Energy and Commerce Committee reported out

This Week in Washington: Appropriation bills move forward but remain incomplete; House Energy and Commerce Committee markup includes 17 healthcare bills; Senate Finance Committee schedules PBM markup

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House Appropriators Continue Work on Funding Bills

On July 14, the House Appropriations Committee Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education subcommittee held a markup

This Week in Washington: Senate Appropriations Committee meets to figure out top-line numbers; Majority Leader Schumer leads Senate in developing a policy response to artificial intelligence; and CMS proposes new Medicare coverage pathway for breakthrough devices

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House Appropriators Approved Six Funding Bills

As Congress left town for their Fourth of July break, the House

This Week in Washington: FDA funding bill passes House Appropriations Committee, MedPAC and MacPAC release June 2023 report to Congress, RSC budget blueprint brings back premium support concept for Medicare

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RSC Releases FY2024 Budget Blueprint

On June 14, the Republican Study Committee (RSC) released its proposed budget plan for fiscal year (FY) 2024. The

This Week in Washington: Debt-ceiling agreement passes, House Energy and Commerce Committee reports out legislation on site-neutral Medicare payments for certain drugs

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House Energy and Commerce Committee Holds Markup on 19 Bills

On May 24, the House Energy and Commerce Committee marked up 19 bills. The healthcare bills that were considered include:

  • H.R. 3561,

This Week in Washington: Debt Ceiling Continues to Loom Over the Capitol; DEA Extends COVID-19 Controlled Medications Prescribing Telehealth Flexibilities

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House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Therapy Access and Medical Innovation

On May 10, the House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee held a hearing to examine policies that inhibit medical innovation

This Week in Washington: Debt Limit fight continues; Disagreements arise during Senate HELP Committee mark-up of PBM and Generic Drug Competition Bills

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Debt Limit Fight Continues Amidst Approaching Default Deadline

Despite warnings by Secretary of the Treasury Janet Yellen that the U.S. could default on its federal debt as early as June 1, no