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  • A bipartisan deal to prop up Obamacare exchanges got a lukewarm response from the White House, but opposition from House and Senate conservatives. President Trump had created confusion with conflicting signals on the deal announced Oct. 18 until White House Press...
  • Recently, the House Energy and Commerce Committee and the Senate Finance Committee each held a markup of legislation to address reauthorizing the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). CHIP covers nearly 9 million children whose families make more than Medicaid...
  • Recently, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Acting Secretary Eric Hargan and Medicare Administrator Seema Verma, stated that payments to insurance companies for the cost-sharing reduction subsidies (CSR) will be halted immediately. These crucial subsidies are a...
  • President Donald Trump signed an executive order Oct. 12 directing federal agencies to pursue sweeping regulatory changes to the healthcare system, the administration’s first move in what it promises will be an extended campaign to weaken the Affordable Care Act (ACA)...
  • On Sept. 27, the House Energy and Commerce Committee passed the Action for Dental Health Act of 2017 (H.R.2422), authored by Rep. Robin Kelly (D-IL).  The legislation reauthorizes the oral health promotion and disease prevention programs at the CDC and permits the...
  • President Donald Trump and Republican leaders launched an urgent effort to get a major legislative win this year, announcing a long-awaited tax plan that will immediately set off a fight over how much top earners should pay. The framework proposes cutting the top...