The Word is our weekly newsletter highlighting key health policy developments on the Hill and within the agencies.
6/21/2019: Highlights from MedPAC’s June 2019 Report to Congress…CMS’ proposed rule to streamline prior authorization…Pharma’s lawsuit against Administration over new requirements on drug prices in TV ads.
6/14/2019: The latest RFI form CMS on Patients over Paperwork…Highlights from hearing on impact of student debt on medical professionals…The Administration’s final rule on health reimbursement arrangements.
6/7/2019: Overview of final rule on PACE…Initial resistance to forthcoming executive order on price transparency…New legislation to streamline prior authorization.
5/24/2019: CMS’ final rule on Medicare Advantage and Part D drug pricing…National coverage determination on CAR T-cell therapy delayed…Overview of Senate HELP Committee leaders’ bipartisan proposal to reduce health care costs.
5/17/2019: The recently-passed ACA, generic drug bill in the House…Overview of White House’s principles on legislation to address surprise medical bills…The Administration’s final rule on drug prices in TV ads.
Need to Know
Need to Know is our high-level memo providing “need to know” background and insights on the latest policy and political issues in Washington.
6/2/2019: Proposals to address looming cuts to Medicaid DSH payments.
3/22/2019: Spending caps, the debt ceiling, and the congressional budget process for FY 2020.