CardioVascular Coalition February 2019 Newsletter

CardioVascular Coalition February 2019 Newsletter. Contents include:

  • President Trump Signs Bipartisan Spending Measure to Avert Another Government Shutdown
  • House Democrats Release Latest “Medicare for All” Legislation
  • New Health Affairs Study Shows that Hospital Price Growth is Driving Healthcare Spending
  • President Trump Delivers State of the Union Address
  • Lawmakers, Healthcare Stakeholders Weigh-In on Surprise Billing
  • House E&C Holds Hearing on Texas v. United States and Its Impact on People’s Healthcare
  • Senate HELP Committee Holds Hearing Discussing Telehealth In Primary Care
  • Lawmakers Introduce Legislation to Lower Medicare Eligibility Age
  • New Study Weighs Effects of Vertical Integration Versus Market Concentration on Hospital Quality
  • Energy and Commerce Committee Holds Hearing on Select Health Care Legislation
  • AMA Survey Finds Prior Authorization Hurdles Cause Negative Health Outcomes
  • Urban Institute Analysis Finds Slow Growth in Medicare and Medicaid Spending per Enrollee
  • CMS Releases 2018-2027 Projections of National Health Expenditures
  • Several Issuers Win CSR Cases
  • ONC’s Proposed Rule Considers Adding Pricing Info in Electronic Health Information
  • Study: Healthcare Wait and Travel Time Costs Cost $89 Billion Annually

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