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  • The conservative House Freedom Caucus that helped derail the GOP’s effort last month to repeal Obamacare has formally endorsed a revised version of the American Health Care Act, potentiality giving it new life. It remains to be seen how moderate Republicans will view the...
  • The “Seniors Have Eyes, Ears and Teeth Act” (H.R. 508) would expand Medicare to give beneficiaries coverage for hearing services, dental care, vision exams and devices such as hearing aids and glasses. The bill, authored by Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-CA) on Jan. 12...
  • The White House released a proposal on Wednesday for what they called the "biggest tax cut" in U.S. history -- with cuts that would benefit businesses, the middle class, and certain high-earning individuals -- but left unanswered questions about whether the plan would be...
  • Just last week, 35 DTA members and staff spent a day on Capitol Hill visiting members of Congress to discuss repealing the Medical Device Tax and amending the Sunshine Act. The fact that oral health is critical to overall health was another important part of the message to...
  • Recently, President Donald Trump released his budget proposing significant cuts to biomedical research and health professional training programs as part of a budget to reduce discretionary spending at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) by 23 percent. The...
  • Healthcare has been at the top of the agenda for Congress over the past several months. As they prepare to leave for the April break no deal has been reached, but there is talk about returning early from the break to vote on a bill. While reform efforts have created...