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McDermottPlus Healthcare Preview: February 10, 2020

IT’S SURPRISE BILLING AND BUDGET WEEK.   

  • It’s Another Busy Week For Surprise Billing Proposals. Last week ended with a flurry of activity relating to surprise billing. First, the House ...

    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 31, 2020

    This Week’s Dose: The House of Representatives returned from recess to continue work on legislation to address surprise medical bills and high drug costs, while the Administration unveiled a...

    McDermottPlus Check-Up: December 13, 2019

    This Week’s Dose: House Democrats passed a sweeping drug pricing reform package and key House and Senate committees announced a surprise billing deal. ...

    McDermottPlus Check-Up: December 06, 2019

    This Week’s Dose: Congress is back in town with just two weeks to address government funding and many healthcare issues. More proposals are emerging on drug pricing and surprise billing, and...

    McDermottPlus Check-Up: July 26, 2019

    This Week’s Dose: The Senate Finance Committee finally released its drug pricing package and moved quickly to a markup. The bill passed out of committee, but work will continue before the fu...

    McDermottPlus Check-Up: June 21, 2019

    This Week’s Dose: Three weeks down, one week to go in this work period. The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee is moving forward with its cost containment legislat...

    McDermottPlus Check-Up: May 10, 2019

    This Week’s Dose: Another busy week for prescription drug pricing. Two more hearings took place on the subject, and a handful of bills passed out of the House. Now we watch the Senate to see...

    McDermottPlus Check-Up: May 3, 2019

    This Week’s Dose: Lots of activity surrounding single-payer this week with a hearing, the introduction of two Medicare expansion bills and a report from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO)...

    McDermottPlus Check-Up: March 8, 2019

    This Week’s Diagnosis: Hearings, hearings and more hearings. FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb is stepping down. Budget talks heat up. Congress<...