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

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