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This Week in Washington: House Energy and Commerce Committee chairmen and ranking members request information on Change Healthcare cyberattack impacts; FDA establishes CDER Center for Clinical Trial Innovation; House Energy and Commerce Committee Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee holds hearing concerning improper payments.

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House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairmen and Ranking Members Request Information on

This Week in Washington: Senate HELP Committee Chairman requests comments on Long COVID draft proposal; CMS announces proposed Transforming Episode Accountability Model; CMS releases FY2025 Inpatient and Long-Term Care Hospital Prospective Payment System proposed rule.

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House Energy and Commerce Committee Subcommittee on Health Holds Hearing on Telehealth Service Proposals

On April 10, the

This Week in Washington: Congress passes remaining appropriations bills; House Energy and Commerce Committee marks up 17 healthcare bills; CMS announces coverage for some Wegovy prescriptions.

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Congress Passes Remaining Appropriations Bills

On March 22, Congress passed a $1.2 trillion funding package that included the Defense, Financial Services, Homeland Security, Labor-HHS-Education, Legislative Branch and

This Week in Washington: President releases FY2025 Budget; House Energy and Commerce Committee Health Subcommittee marks up 19 healthcare bills; Senate Finance and HELP Committee Chairmen send letter concerning preventive care services cost-sharing; CMS issues guidance on Change Health cyberattack and advanced payments.

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House Energy and Commerce Committee Subcommittee on Health Marks Up

This Week in Washington: Congress passes six appropriations bills including skinny health package; House Ways and Means Committee reports bill to block CMS nursing home minimum staffing levels requirement; HHS requests information on private equity and corporate ownership in healthcare.

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Congress Passes Six Appropriations Bills and Health Package

Last week, Congress passed the

This Week in Washington: Congress averts government shutdown; President issues executive order concerning foreign exploitation of health data; Sen. McConnell announces he is stepping down as leader at the end of the term; State of the Union on Thursday.

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Congress Passes CR and Averts Government Shutdown

On Feb. 29, the House and Senate passed a continuing

This Week in Washington: Senate Finance Committee reports out Better Mental Health Care, Lower-Cost Drugs and Extenders Act; Senate confirms NIH Director; House Speaker Proposes Laddered Continuing Resolution.

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House Speaker Proposes Laddered Continuing Resolution

With the expiration of the current continuing resolution (CR) set for Friday, Speaker Johnson has floated a “laddered” CR.

This Week in Washington: House and Senate pass continuing resolution; House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee reports out 21 healthcare bills; Senate Finance Healthcare Subcommittee holds hearing on telehealth flexibilities; White House launches Women’s Health Research initiative.

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House and Senate Pass Continuing Resolution

Last week, the House and Senate passed a “laddered” continuing

This Week in Washington: House Energy and Commerce subcommittees look at role of AI and CDC respiratory disease preparedness; FDA releases final rule on prescription drug advertisements.

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House Energy and Commerce Committee Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Holds Hearing on CDC Respiratory Disease Preparedness

On Nov. 30, the House Energy and Commerce Committee Oversight

This Week in Washington: House Energy and Commerce Committee markup includes 19 healthcare bills; Senate HELP Committee to mark up SUPPORT Act Reauthorization and three other bills; House to vote on Lower Costs, More Transparency Act and SUPPORT Act Reauthorization; Comments sought on march-in rights.

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House Energy and Commerce Committee Marks Up 19 Healthcare