ADEA Washington Update

Memorandum on Freezing Federal Regulations

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On Jan. 20, Reince Priebus, Assistant to the President and Chief of Staff, sent a memorandum to heads of executive departments and agencies asking them to freeze federal regulations until... Click Here To Read More

Congress Begins Process of ACA Repeal

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The Senate passed a key budget blueprint (S. Con. Res. 3) that is a crucial first step towards repealing the... Click Here To Read More

ACA Replacement Promises “Access,” Not Guaranteed Coverage

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In a mid-January ... Click Here To Read More

Final Rule Issued on Protection of Research Participants

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In one of the Obama Administration’s last acts, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), along with 15 other federal agencies, released updated regulations governing the protection... Click Here To Read More

CMS Refreshes Open Payments Data

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In January, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services refreshed their Open Payments dataset, available at ... Click Here To Read More

HRSA Projects Nationwide Dentist Shortage

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Growth in the supply of dentists will be insufficient in the coming years, according to a report issued by the Health Resources and Services Administration... Click Here To Read More

President Obama’s FY17 Budget

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President Obama sent his final budget of his presidential term to Congress this month. It proposes funding for federal programs of interest to... Click Here To Read More

Justice Scalia’s Passing Casts Uncertainty on Pending Supreme Court Cases

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On Feb. 13, Associate Justice Antonin Scalia, United States Supreme Court, passed away. Now an unexpected vacancy must be filled, and a shadow of uncertainty has been cast upon the Court.

Many cases that were argued before the Court last year have yet to be... Click Here To Read More

Congressional Response to the Zika Virus

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On Feb. 8, President Obama requested more than $1.8 billion... Click Here To Read More

House Ways and Means Chairman Looks for an ACA Replacement

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Kevin Brady (R-TX), Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, said one of his panel’s top goals in 2016 is to pass a replacement health care bill, not simply to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

Chairman Brady’s comments came after a daylong retreat... Click Here To Read More

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