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Hall Render’s This Week in Washington – April 7, 2017

[04/07/17]

Posted on April 7, 2017 in Federal Advocacy

Published by: Hall Render

AHCA Remains Stalled in House In an effort to breathe life into the stalled American Health Care Act (“AHCA”), Trump administration officials, members of the House Freedom Caucus and House Republican leadership spent the week discussing fixes to the AHCA. The discussions focused largely on allowing states to decide if they want to continue... READ MORE

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Hall Render’s This Week in Washington – March 31, 2017

[03/31/17]

Posted on March 31, 2017 in Federal Advocacy

Published by: Hall Render

Congressional Republicans Plan Next Steps for Health Reform After a weekend of reflection over the last minute decision not to vote on the American Health Care Act, House Republicans reconvened in Washington this week seeking a way forward on the repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”). Despite renewed discussions, Republican conservatives... READ MORE

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Hall Render’s This Week in Washington – March 24, 2017

[03/24/17]

Posted on March 24, 2017 in Federal Advocacy

Published by: Hall Render

American Health Care Act Pulled Just Before House Vote Despite a last minute lobbying effort by President Trump, the Republican leadership in the House pulled the American Health Care Act (“AHCA”) off the floor minutes before a vote was scheduled to take place when it became evident there weren’t enough votes for it to... READ MORE

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Hall Render’s This Week in Washington – March 17, 2017

[03/17/17]

Posted on March 17, 2017 in Federal Advocacy, Health Law News

Published by: Hall Render

House Budget Committee Advances American Health Care Act On March 16, the House Budget Committee voted 19-17 to advance the ACA repeal and replace legislation known as the American Health Care Act (“AHCA”). The bill passed despite the opposition of several conservatives on the committee who opposed the measure on the grounds that it... READ MORE

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Hall Render’s This Week in Washington – March 10, 2017

[03/10/17]

Posted on March 10, 2017 in Federal Advocacy, Health Law News

Published by: Hall Render

House Republicans Make Progress on ACA Repeal and Replacement On March 6, House Republicans released their long-awaited budget reconciliation package, the American Health Care Act, which is intended to repeal and replace significant portions of the Affordable Care Act. Two days later, the House Energy and Commerce and Ways and Means committees conducted epic... READ MORE

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Hall Render’s This Week in Washington – March 3, 2017

[03/03/17]

Posted on March 3, 2017 in Federal Advocacy, Health Law News

Published by: Hall Render

ACA Repeal Could Pass the House by Easter The House Republican leadership announced to their members this week that committee hearings to mark up ACA replacement legislation will begin by the middle of next week. The strategy outlined will take up the remainder of March and possibly the first week of April with the... READ MORE

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Hall Render’s This Week in Washington – February 24, 2017

[02/24/17]

Posted on February 24, 2017 in Federal Advocacy, Health Law News

Published by: Hall Render

Draft House Republican ACA Replacement Bill Leaked With Congress set to return to Washington on February 27, a draft of the House legislation to repeal parts of the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”) using the procedure known as budget reconciliation was posted by the Politico news site on Friday. The 106-page measure would eliminate key aspects... READ MORE

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Hall Render’s This Week in Washington – February 17, 2017

[02/17/17]

Posted on February 17, 2017 in Federal Advocacy, Health Law News

Published by: Hall Render

House Leadership Releases Outline for ACA Reform On February 16, Republican House leadership circulated a 16-page blueprint for ACA reform. The  proposal, which was not in legislative form, is intended to provide an outline of what the House will attempt to pass by their informal deadline of April 6. The measure’s highlights include: reforming... READ MORE

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Hall Render’s This Week in Washington – February 10, 2017

[02/10/17]

Posted on February 10, 2017 in Federal Advocacy

Published by: Hall Render

Price Confirmation Expected to Expedite ACA Replacement Process After hours of contentious debate, the Senate confirmed Rep. Tom Price, M.D. (R-GA) as the next Secretary of Health and Human Services in the early morning hours of February 10. One of Price’s first tasks will be to release the ACA replacement proposal promised by President... READ MORE

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