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

This Week in Washington: President releases FY2025 Budget; House Energy and Commerce Committee Health Subcommittee marks up 19 healthcare bills; Senate Finance and HELP Committee Chairmen send letter concerning preventive care services cost-sharing; CMS issues guidance on Change Health cyberattack and advanced payments.

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House Energy and Commerce Committee Subcommittee on Health Marks Up

This Week in Washington: Congress passes six appropriations bills including skinny health package; House Ways and Means Committee reports bill to block CMS nursing home minimum staffing levels requirement; HHS requests information on private equity and corporate ownership in healthcare.

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Congress Passes Six Appropriations Bills and Health Package

Last week, Congress passed the

This Week in Washington: Congress averts government shutdown; President issues executive order concerning foreign exploitation of health data; Sen. McConnell announces he is stepping down as leader at the end of the term; State of the Union on Thursday.

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Congress Passes CR and Averts Government Shutdown

On Feb. 29, the House and Senate passed a continuing

This Week in Washington: House Energy and Commerce Committee Subcommittee on Health holds hearing on a range of legislation concerning public health programs, patient wellbeing and caregiver support; HHS and FTC request information on group purchasing organization and drug wholesaler business practices.

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House Energy and Commerce Committee Subcommittee On Health Holds Hearing on Multiple

This Week in Washington: Senate Finance Committee holds hearing on AI use in healthcare; CMS makes corrections to 2024 Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment Rates; House passes ban on QALYs.

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House Budget Committee Favorably Reports Dr. Michael C. Burgess Preventive Health Savings Act

On Feb. 6, the House Budget Committee marked up and reported out

This Week in Washington: CMS releases 2025 MA and Part D proposed payment Advance Notice; CMS sends first fair drug price offers to Drug Price Negotiation Program companies; SAMHSA releases final rule making virtual prescribing of buprenorphine permanent; Biogen pulls Aduhelm from market; Supreme Court to hear mifepristone case oral arguments on March 26.

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This Week in Washington: Senate Finance Committee chairman sends letters concerning MA marketing practices; Senate Committee on Aging holds hearing on assisted living facilities; CMS requests information on MA prior authorization, beneficiary access and benefits data; Administration touts marketplace enrollment.

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House Members Send Letter Concerning Tianeptine

On Jan. 18, Rep. Jackson (D-NC) led