The Word is our weekly newsletter highlighting key health policy developments on the Hill and within the agencies.
3/27/2020: How Section 1135 waivers are helping states adapt to COVID-19…The latest hearing for the lawsuit on short-term plans…Status of pending proposed and final rules.
3/13/2020: AAF report on shortcomings of Maryland’s All-Payer Model…Overview of CMMI’s Part D Senior Savings Model.
3/6/2020: Supreme Court’s decision to review ACA for the third time…CAP report on gerrymandering’s impact on Medicaid expansion…CMMI’s selection of applicants to participate in ET3 model.
2/28/2020: The new HHS strategy to reduce EHR administrative burden…CMMI’s proposal to extend CJR model for three years…New research on role of private equity in medicine.
2/14/2020: Overview of proposed rule on MA and Part D…Highlights from BPC report on bipartisan approaches to health care reform…Possible next steps for surprise billing legislation.
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.
4/1/2020: Overview of how small businesses, including some hospitals and medical practices, can access forgivable loans to make up for revenue losses related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
3/20/2020: Overview of steps taken by Congress and the Administration to waive or loosen telehealth restrictions since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.