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Capitol Hill Healthcare Update

Upton Acknowledges ‘Cures’ Stalled House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) acknowledged publicly last week what has been widely suspected on Capitol Hill – his “21st Century Cures” medical innovation legislation will not pass Congress before the November elections. Upton had hoped to push through even a scaled-back version. But lack of consensus … Continue Reading

Congress is Back in Session – So What Now for Healthcare?

With Congress reconvening after a seven-week summer recess, we wanted to provide you with a quick topline of key healthcare issues lawmakers are expected to consider this week. Zika Funding The Senate voted September 6 – and as expected – failed to overcome a Democratic filibuster of new funding to combat the Zika virus. Congress earlier this … Continue Reading
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