Tag: Senate

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 Healthcare Preview: February 3, 2020

SURPRISE BILLING IS BACK.   

  • Surprise Billing is Back in the Spotlight. Since December, we have been waiting for the House Ways and Means Committee to release language for its surprise billi...

    McDermottPlus Healthcare Preview: January 27, 2020

    The House is Back, but the Senate Remains Focused on Impeachment.   

    • Medicaid Fiscal Accountability Proposed Rule and Medicaid Block Grants. This week, comments are due for the Medicaid Fisc...

      McDermottPlus Healthcare Preview: January 21, 2020

      Health Care Priorities in Congress are on Pause.  

      • Impeachment and the Senate. Last week the House sent two articles of impeachment to the Senate. Following that, the Senate began its procedu...

        McDermottPlus Check-Up: February 8, 2019

        This Week’s Dose: The State of the Union briefly highlighted a few Administration health initiatives. The House continues its focus on the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The Senate is pressuring...

        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: 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 ...

        McDermottPlus Check-Up: October 12, 2018

        This Week’s Diagnosis: With midterms less than one month away, it is relatively quiet around Washington, DC. The Senate completed its work on Thursday and now joins the House in recess until...

        McDermottPlus Check-Up: October 5, 2018

        This Week’s Diagnosis: The Senate continues to chug along with hearings, opioids and judicial nominees. All is quiet in DC on the House side – members are in their home districts campaigni...

        McDermottPlus Check-Up: September 28, 2018

        This Week’s Diagnosis: Consideration of the Kavanaugh nomination dominated airtime in the Senate this week, but the House stayed on-task, pushing through a number of health-related bills. <...

        McDermottPlus Check-up: September 7, 2018

        This Week’s Diagnosis: It was a busy week in Washington, DC, as lawmakers returned to a packed agenda. Below is a summary of the key health care happenings this week:

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