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*  Commentary: Will GOP Change Health IT Policy? | Health Data Management
... some health information technology legislation that has languished might get resurrected in 2015, and efforts to challenge the ... With Republicans in charge of both houses of Congress in January, ... Legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act-mandated 2.3 percent excise tax on medical devices, as reported by Bloomberg. ... The U.S. House in particular has seen several bills introduced in the past two years, generally led by a Republican member but ...
  https://www.healthdatamanagement.com/news/commentary-will-gop-change-health-it-policy
*  Save American Workers Act of 2017 (H.R. 3798) - GovTrack.us
Code of 1986 to repeal the 30-hour threshold for classification as a full-time employee for purposes of the employer mandate in ... In GovTrack.us, a database of bills in the U.S. Congress. ... work=Legislation. ,publisher=GovTrack.us. ,quote=Save American ... Because you are a member of panel, your positions on legislation and notes below will be shared with the panel administrators ... What should be done with the $14 billion that drug lord "El Chapo" will have to forfeit if he's convicted later this year? Feb ...
  https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/115/hr3798
*  Small or Rural Hospitals | AHA
Collaborating with state and regional hospital associations and with advice from its member council, the Section tracks the ... AHA, others urge Congress not to include individual mandate repeal in tax bills ... AHA board member Christina Campos: Policymakers need to ensure access to care in vulnerable communities ... HRSA delays effective date of final rule on 340B drug ceiling prices to March 21 ...
  https://www.aha.org/advocacy/small-or-rural
*  Elizabeth Esty - Wikipedia
"Prevent Drug Addiction Act". Congress.gov. "Esty, Courtney to Serve on Conference Committee to Negotiate Opioid Addiction Bill ... and a member of the Parent-Teacher Association. In 2008, she challenged Republican State Representative Al Adinolfi of ... introduced companion legislation in the Senate. The bill passed both chambers of Congress, and it was signed into law by Barack ... She then subsequently voted to delay the individual and business mandates in the law by one year.; Esty co-authored the STEM ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elizabeth_Esty
*  Tom Price (American politician) - Wikipedia
Price is a member of the Republican Main Street Partnership. In response to questions as to whether or not vaccines cause ... www.congress.gov. 2017-02-10. Retrieved 2017-03-06. CNN, Lauren Fox and Deirdre Walsh. "Republicans unveil bill to repeal ... Faturechi, Robert (March 31, 2017). "Tom Price Intervened on Rule That Would Hurt Drug Profits, the Same Day He Acquired Drug ... a bill proposed by House Republicans that would repeal the individual mandate and make several other major changes to the ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tom_Price_(American_politician)
*  Your health care and GOP majority are at stake in Congress starting now
Your health care and Republican majority, at stake in Congress starting in 3-2-1 …. Andy Slavitt, Opinion columnist Published ... ACA repeal: Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C. still burns a candle for repealing and replacing the ACA. He and Sen. Bill Cassidy, R- ... Andy Slavitt, a member of USA TODAY's Board of Contributors, is a former health care industry executive who ran the Affordable ... Democrats want to address drug costs. But instead of considering those ideas, the 2017 dividing line was over cuts - ...
  https://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2018/01/03/your-health-care-and-republican-careers-stake-congress-starting-now-andy-slavitt-column/996467001/
*  What Might Happen in Federal Health Policy Before the Midterm Elections - California Health Care Foundation
Verma also indicated that the administration hopes to work with Congress to repeal 2010 legislation that caps the Medicaid ... He wrote that Congress could fix the mandate by changing the penalty to a tax. This logic was later used in the Supreme Court ... Although almost five dozen Democrats and all but one Republican in the House supported the repeal, it's pathway is uncertain in ... She has hands-on experience at the federal, state, and local levels, and previously served as a staff member for California ...
  https://www.chcf.org/blog/might-happen-federal-health-policy-mid-term-elections/
*  Medicare 'Part E'- for Everybody
Ditto for the drug giants.. President Obama was so fixed on getting "bipartisan" approval (he did get one Republican senator - ... although the Truman administration couldn't get similar legislation through Congress when they submitted a single-payer plan in ... Insurance mandate The government mandates that all citi- zens purchase insurance, whether from private, public, or non- profit ... FCC Set to Roll Back Digital Civil Rights With Tomorrow's Vote to Repeal Net Neutrality. By Amy Goodman and Juan González, ...
  http://www.truth-out.org/opinion/item/1823-medicare-part-e-for-everybody
*  Lloyd Doggett - Wikipedia
In the 110th Congress (2007-08), he wrote climate change legislation that would have gone further to reduce greenhouse gases ... http://www.cq.com/doc/member-467?3, https://www.congress.gov/bill/114th-congress/house-bill/2103?q=%7B"search"%3A%5B"Stop+ ... Through Republican gerrymandering, Doggett's home wound up in a new, heavily Republican 10th district stretching from north ... which would repeal DOMA, in 2011. Taxes Doggett introduced legislation focused on restricting American companies from using ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lloyd_Doggett
*  Will Hurd - Wikipedia
... which is unusual for a first-term member of Congress. 2016 Hurd was handily re-nominated for a second term in the Republican ... Katko, and another member, Mr. Hurd, are with us today to speak on this important legislation. Myers, Steven Lee (2016-07-07 ... Let's focus on drug traffickers ... and human smugglers." Hurd criticized President Donald Trump's 2017 executive order to bar ... Hurd has opposed the CIA's efforts to mandate weaker encryption on smartphones and other devices to make it easier for federal ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Will_Hurd
*  The Trump Administration's First 100 Days: Impact on the Health Care Industry - a Work in Progress - Lexology
Repeal and replacement of the ACA remains a live issue, with Congress beginning to consider the amended AHCA this week. The ... he did not propose legislation aimed at reducing drug prices.. The most impactful action President Trump has taken to shape the ... Over his decade-long career in Congress, Secretary Price garnered a reputation as one of the Republican Party's leading voices ... remove the individual and employer health insurance mandates, and repeal a significant number of the taxes included in the ACA ...
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*  Pat Toomey - Wikipedia
During Toomey's tenure in Congress, he supported legislation that would speed up approval of forest thinning projects in areas ... DeMint had previously expressed his intention of transferring the committee's chairmanship to a member of the Republican 2010 ... and opposed legislation that would mandate increased vehicle fuel efficiency standards and provide incentives for alternative ... which led to the repeal of parts of the Depression-era Glass-Steagall Act. The repeal of the Act, which had regulated the ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pat_Toomey
*  Chuck Grassley - Wikipedia
A Republican, he previously was a member of the United States House of Representatives (1975-1981) and of the Iowa House of ... at the Federal Election Commission Legislation sponsored at the Library of Congress. ... Grassley believes that the Senate's version of the AHCA (the repeal of the ACA passed by the House), will provide health ... He believes a solution will likely involve removing unpopular aspects of the law, like the individual mandate, while keeping ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chuck_Grassley
*  Mimi Walters - Wikipedia
"Members". Republican Mains Street Partnership. Retrieved 4 October 2017. "Member List". Republican Study Committee. Retrieved ... at the Federal Election Commission Legislation sponsored at the Library of Congress Appearances on C-SPAN Campaign contributors ... Walters supports the repeal of Obamacare and voted in 2015 for H.R. 596, the House bill to repeal Obamacare. She also voted for ... Prison officials claimed they didn't give special treatment to Drug Consultants Inc. (the Walters firm), though they were ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mimi_Walters
*  Kathy Hochul - Wikipedia
2010 health care reform legislation passed by the 111th Congress and said during her campaign that she would not vote to repeal ... was at first strongly favored to win in the Republican-leaning district which had sent a Republican to Congress for the ... She was also co-founder of the Village Action Coalition, and a member of the Board of Trustees at Immaculata Academy in Hamburg ... Democrats are in agreement....We have to make sure that we get equity with respect to prescription drugs - the drug prices ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kathy_Hochul
*  CNN.com - Transcripts
Senator Rand Paul, Republican, he says this is a mandate for insurance companies, which is part of the reason he is calling ... He practiced as an orthopedic surgeon for 20 years and is a former member of Congress from Georgia. He now serves as the ... And if you -- if you just simply repeal it, then that doesn't get to that goal. And the individuals that talked about their ... And then there's a third phase, which is more legislation that can't be done in the reconciliation of the budget bill, so -- ...
  http://edition.cnn.com/TRANSCRIPTS/1703/15/se.01.html
*  Sylvia Mathews Burwell - Wikipedia
The election resulted in Republicans winning control of the Presidency and Congress, having campaigned to repeal the law. ... At the end of her tenure, Burwell received praise from Democratic and Republican senators. With an Ebola epidemic devastating ... Mathews was among those in the administration who advocated for finding ways, apart from legislation, to curb healthcare costs ... Hobby Lobby, where the court struck down the implementation of the Affordable Care Act's contraception mandate as violating ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sylvia_Mathews_Burwell
*  Alaska Journal | Elwood Brehmer
The Republican majority in Congress has used the Congressional Review Act to block or rescind primarily environmental ... legislation that would require federal agencies to repeal an old regulation each time another is promulgated. "(Trump) said, ' ... partisan policy mandates often attached to the appropriations bills - that can immediately kill otherwise popular legislation. ... Board member John Jensen, who was chairman when the Title 16 letter was written to the Legislature and owns a boat rental ...
  http://www.alaskajournal.com/authors/elwood-brehmer
*  Matt Gaetz - Wikipedia
A Republican, he was a member of the Florida House of Representatives, representing the 4th District, which includes most of ... But we can sure set up the meeting." He also joined forces with State Senator Greg Evers to repeal legislation that requires ... However, he had effectively clinched a seat in Congress with his primary win; the 1st is the most Republican district in ... Gaetz supports rescheduling cannabis from a Schedule I drug to a Schedule III drug, enabling further research and expanded use ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Matt_Gaetz
*  Diversity in Health Care: Examples from the Field | AHA
Member. Senate Republican leaders today unveiled a draft of legislation the Better Care Reconciliation Act to repeal and ... Republican leaders' proposal would fund CSRs, eliminate ACA mandates. Oct 24, 2017 ... Infographic: 340B Drug Savings Program: Helping Hospitals Keep Patients & Communities Healthy. Sep 1, 2017 ... AHA urges Congress to protect direct and indirect GME financing Jan 16, 2015 ...
  https://www.aha.org/ahahret-guides/2015-07-02-diversity-health-care-examples-field?field_type_target_id_2=All&page=8
*  Kevin Yoder - Wikipedia
Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Republican Study Committee Republican Main Street Partnership 2010 On ... at the Federal Election Commission Legislation sponsored at the Library of Congress Maplight Campaign Contributions. ... "Member List". Retrieved 6 November 2017. "Members". Republican Main Street Partnership. Retrieved 25 January 2018. Yoder to run ... Yoder explained his vote in a guest column to the Kansas City Star as a vote to "choose markets over mandates, innovation over ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kevin_Yoder
*  The Health 202: Trump is trying to blow up the Obamacare strategy he pushed for - The Washington Post
... but the strategy is precisely what the president had convinced Republican leaders not to do earlier this year. ... Trump tweeted that the Senate should just vote to repeal the ACA without a replacement already lined up, ... One member against the repeal-then-replace strategy was Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), who is now joining Trump in urging a return to ... in which Congress repeatedly found money to avoid automatic cuts to doctors' Medicare reimbursements mandated by the 1997 ...
  https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/powerpost/paloma/the-health-202/2017/07/03/the-health-202-trump-is-trying-to-blow-up-the-obamacare-strategy-he-pushed-for/59569696e9b69b7071abc9d1/?utm_term=.933b064b2e77
*  Roy Blunt - Wikipedia
"S.1183 - 113th Congress (2013-14): Death Tax Repeal Act of 2013". Congress.gov. 2013-06-19. Retrieved 2016-11-02. John Thune. " ... The legislation, called the Combat Meth Act, was opposed by retail and drug lobbyists. In August 2009, Blunt stated in two ... He is a member of the Republican Party. Blunt served as the United States representative from Missouri's 7th congressional ... It doesn't even suggest the mandate should be eliminated." In 2012, he suggested the "Blunt Amendment" an addition to a highway ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roy_Blunt
*  Baucus says maintenance-of-effort requirements are 'on the table' in budget talks - McKnight's Long Term Care News
Max Baucus (D-MT) said that he and fellow Democrats are flexible in their response to Republican attempts to repeal the ... When asked about the status of his bill (S. 868), Hatch told BNA Congress needs to repeal MOEs because states are already $175 ... Orrin Hatch (R-UT), ranking member of the Senate Finance Committee, introduced legislation in May to lift the reform bill's MOE ... Max Baucus (D-MT) said that he and fellow Democrats are flexible in their response to Republican attempts to repeal the ...
  http://www.mcknights.com/news/baucus-says-maintenance-of-effort-requirements-are-on-the-table-in-budget-talks/article/206104/
*  In this week's newsletter you will find NAMD sent comments on eligibility and fair hearing process to CMS. Also covered in this...
The legislation would:. *Repeal Title I of the ACA while maintaining certain consumer protections, including prohibition of ... This executive order is intended to prepare for repeal of the ACA by Congress. ... Last week, Republican Senators introduced two ACA replacement proposals. The first bill, introduced on January 23 by Sens. Bill ... The access monitoring reports, mandated by a 2015 rule, are an instrument CMS intended to improve the care for fee-for-service ...
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