This Week in Washington: House Energy and Commerce Committee marks up 13 healthcare bills; House Energy and Commerce Committee Subcommittee on Health holds hearing on CMMI; CMS announces it will recalculate MA Star Ratings.

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House Energy and Commerce Committee Marks Up 13 Healthcare Bills

On June 12

This Week in Washington: Senate Finance Committee Chairman sends letters concerning healthcare cybersecurity measures; House Energy and Commerce Committee Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee holds hearing on 340B program; CMS releases 2025 updates to Medicaid and CHIP core set quality measures.

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House Energy and Commerce Committee Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Holds Hearing on 340B Program

This Week in Washington: Senate Finance Committee releases draft proposal outline concerning GME program; Senate HELP Committee marks up seven healthcare bills; NIH issues first-of-its-kind policy proposal to promote equal access to drugs, devices, vaccines and biologics that stem from NIH-owned inventions.

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House Ways and Means and Budget Committee Chairmen Request Budgetary Analysis on

This Week in Washington: House appropriators release FY2025 topline appropriations levels; Senate Finance Committee releases white paper on Medicare physician payment reforms; House Energy and Commerce Committee Subcommittee on Health marks up 21 bills.

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House Appropriators Release FY2025 Topline Funding Amounts

On May 16, House appropriators released topline funding amounts for the fiscal year

This Week in Washington: House Ways and Means Committee marks up telehealth legislation; CMS extends state Medicaid unwinding flexibilities; Senate HELP Committee ranking member releases white paper outlining possible NIH reforms.

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House Ways and Means Committee Marks Up Telehealth Legislation

On May 8, the House Ways and Means Committee marked up and reported out

This Week in Washington: Senate Finance Committee releases discussion draft concerning generic drug shortages; FDA releases laboratory-developed tests final rule; Administration extends ACA subsidies for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients.

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House Energy and Commerce Committee Subcommittee on Health Holds Hearing on Medicaid Proposals

On April 30, the House Energy and Commerce Committee

This Week in Washington: CMS releases SNF minimum staffing standards final rule; Senate HELP Committee chairman requests information on Ozempic and Wegovy pricing; HHS OCR releases final rule concerning HIPAA reproductive healthcare privacy.

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House Budget Committee Chairman Requests GAO Investigation of CMMI

On April 25, House Budget Committee Chairman Jodey Arrington (R-TX) and House

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

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