Tag: CMMI

McDermottPlus Check-Up: June 05, 2020

This Week’s Dose: House Republicans released proposals to support coronavirus (COVID-19) testing, and the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) released new flexibi...

McDermottPlus Check-Up: February 07, 2020

This Week’s Dose: The House Ways and Means and Education and Labor committees released information on their surprise billing proposals, and President Trump delivered the State of the Union o...

McDermottPlus Check-Up: January 10, 2020

This Week’s Dose: Congress is back in session following the holiday recess, though the exact Senate schedule remains uncertain as lawmakers negotiate the details of President Trump’s impea...

McDermottPlus Check-Up: November 22, 2019

This Week’s Dose: Impeachment continued to dominate the news, Congress averted a government shutdown, and federal vaping regulation stalled. Congress

McDermottPlus Check-Up: September 27, 2019

This Week’s Dose: Speaker Pelosi’s announcement of an impeachment inquiry dominated the news this week, but what does that mean for health care policy?

McDermottPlus Check-Up: February 22, 2019

This Week’s Diagnosis: It’s all quiet on the Hill. Members return Monday after the first full week of district work time in the 116th Congress.

McDermottPlus Check-Up: February 15, 2019

This Week’s Diagnosis: Congress passed a $328 billion spending package to avert another government shutdown.  President Trump is expected to sign it.  Congressional hearings continue to fo...

McDermottPlus Check-Up: January 18, 2019

Congress Shutdown Stalemate. Over the past two weeks, the Democratic-controlled House has voted to fund the federal agencies affected by the shutdown. There have been short- ...

McDermottPlus Check-Up: January 11, 2019

This Week’s Diagnosis: Welcome back – sort of. The partial federal government shutdown drags on. We are on day 21 with no end in sight...

McDermottPlus Check-Up: November 16, 2018

This Week’s Diagnosis: Newly elected congressional members were welcomed to Washington this week, while currently serving members returned for a brief, but important post-election lame duck ...