The Word is our weekly newsletter highlighting key health policy developments on the Hill and within the agencies.
2/8/2019: Reactions to the proposed changes to drug rebates…Health care highlights from the State of the Union…Azar’s remarks on drug prices at AcademyHealth conference.
2/1/2019: New efforts to address surprise medical bills…Senate Finance Committee’s first hearing this year on drug prices…Gottlieb’s remarks on using real world evidence in FDA clinical trials.
1/18/2019: Democrats’ concerns of shutdown’s effect on premium tax credits and marketplace enrollment…AG nominee William Barr’s health care positions…The Trump Administration’s new guidance on Medicaid.
1/11/2019: Status update on the partial government shutdown…overview of the new rules package for the 11th Congress…summary of PAHPA, Medicaid extenders.
12/20/2018: What the district court ruling in Texas means for the ACA…Recommendations for implementing Medicaid DSH cuts…The farm bill’s health care provisions.
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.
11/9/2018: An overview of what to expect from Congress in 2019.