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CMS Posts Agenda for June 24 CLFS Annual Public Meeting

On June 7, CMS posted the agenda for the annual public CLFS meeting. On June 7, 2019, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services released the at-a-glance agenda for their Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule (CLFS) annual public meeting on June, 2...

House Appropriations Releases Report Accompanying Appropriations Bill

The House Appropriations Committee released the Committee Report to accompany the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies appropriations bill. Notably, the report includes strong language expressing concern rel...

CMS Updates Drug Spending Dashboards

CMS updated its drug spending dashboards with data for 2017. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) updated its drug spending dashboards with data for 2017. The dashboards show average spending per dosage unit for prescription drugs...

Members Send Letter to HHS Opposing Changes to Protected Classes

On March 13, 2019, more than 70 members joined Representatives Barbara Lee (D-CA) and Will Hurd (R-TX) in sending a letter to Secretary and of Health and Human Services Alex Azar expressing opposition to the CMS proposed rule changing the six protect...