Last week, it appeared the Senate Republicans may be able to get a bill to the floor for consideration this week. As of July 14, two Republican senators rejected the… read more
The House Appropriations Committee approved spending legislation last week to fund key government health programs. The committee approved two health-related bills: the Labor-Health and Human Services appropriations bill and the… read more
Last week, the House of Representatives approved bipartisan legislation to reauthorize industry user fee programs to provide addition funds for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) drug and medical… read more
Last Friday, the Subcommittee on Health held a hearing on examining the extension of safety net health programs. The hearing featured testimonies from Ms. Jamie Snyder, Associate Commissioner for Medicaid/SCHIP… read more
FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb invited public comments about how his agency approves generic drugs in a public hearing set for July 18. In a blog post, Gottlieb said that he… read more
Last Thursday, Senate Republicans released their proposal to replace Obamacare. The plan comes after months of highly-secretive, behind-closed-door meetings. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has previously indicated he would like… read more
Last week, the House of Representatives passed three bills which make changes to the health care system:
The Broader Options for Americans Act (BOAA) (H.R. 2579), sponsored by Rep. Pat… read more
On Thursday, June 22, the Senate Appropriations Labor, Health and Human Services (L-HHS) Subcommittee will hold a hearing on the budget of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Last month,… read more
The White House is expected to issue an executive order in the coming weeks to help reduce the cost of prescription pharmaceuticals.
In a meeting on June 16, key Trump… read more
Earlier this month, Senate Republican leaders indicated plans to vote on health care reform legislation prior to taking their traditional July 4 recess later this month. However, it now appears… read more