This Week in Washington: Congress passes continuing resolution; CMS releases final rule concerning prior authorization.

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Congress Passes Continuing Resolution

On Jan. 18, the House and Senate passed a continuing resolution (CR) and averted a partial government shutdown. The CR will maintain staggered funding deadlines and will

This Week in Washington: House Speaker and Senate Majority Leader reach topline appropriations deal; OCR releases final rule on conscience rights; Senate HELP Committee Democrats launch investigation into cost of asthma inhalers; State of the Union scheduled for March 7.

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House Speaker and Senate Majority Leader Reach Topline Appropriations Deal

On Jan. 7

This Week in Washington: House passes Lower Costs, More Transparency Act and SUPPORT Act Reauthorization; Senate HELP Committee reports SUPPORT Act Reauthorization and three other bills out of committee; ONC releases final rule concerning clinical use of AI.

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House Passes Lower Costs, More Transparency Act and SUPPORT Act Reauthorization

Last week, the House

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

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 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: 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: Senate Finance Committee releases discussion draft for Nov. 8 markup; White House issues executive order on AI; House passes two appropriations bills; Senate passes minibus.

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House Passes Two Appropriations Bills and Continues to Discuss a Continuing Resolution

Last week, the House passed the Legislative Branch and Interior-Environment appropriations bills.

This Week in Washington: House elects new Speaker; Senate HELP Committee advances nomination of NIH Director nominee; House and Senate resume appropriations work.

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House Resumes Work on Appropriations Bills

The House is resuming work on appropriations bills following the election of a Speaker. Speaker Johnson has said that he wants to pass a

This Week in Washington: Still No Speaker in the House; NIH Director Nominee has Hearing; FDA Seeking Feedback on Innovative Drug Clinical Trial Design.

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House Energy and Commerce Committee Subcommittee on Health Holds Hearing on Medicare Payment Reform

On Oct. 19, the House Energy and Commerce Committee Subcommittee on Health held a legislative