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Surprise Billing Comparison: What You Need to Know (Updated July 11, 2019)

The question is not if, but how: How will lawmakers tackle surprise billing? What started out as question for a small Senate working group in 2018 has turned into one of the major health priorities of both parties.

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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 legislation, and the House passed the first batch of health care extenders.

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Key Changes in HELP’s Updated Lower Health Care Costs Act

On June 19, 2019, the US Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions (HELP) released its updated Lower Health Care Costs Act (S. 1895). This new version includes several noteworthy changes, outlined below.

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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 how it packages and advances prescription drug bills that have moved through the House.

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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). Hearings and markups of drug pricing bills continue as well. This legislative session is off to a busy start.

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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.

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