Health Policy Snapshot: September 2023

Health Policy Snapshot: September 2023

Feds Release Top 10 Medicare Part D Drugs List; More Lawsuits Filed Against Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released its long-awaited list of the first 10 Medicare Part D drugs that will be subject to negotiation...
Health Policy Snapshot: September 2023

Health Policy Snapshot: August 2023

More lawsuits filed against the Inflation Reduction Act, while Congressional Democrats push additional reformsJoining PhRMA, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Merck and Bristol Myers Squibb, pharma companies JanssenJ&J and Astellas filed July lawsuits against...
Health Policy Snapshot: September 2023

Health Policy Snapshot: July 2023

State Medicaid programs struggle with post-PHE redetermination process; Estimated 1.6M already disenrolledWith the end of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (PHE) in May, state Medicaid officials have begun the enormous task of redetermining who is eligible for...
Health Policy Snapshot: September 2023

Health Policy Snapshot: June 2023

US Debt Limit Suspended into 2025; Neither Side Gets Everything It WantedPresident Joe Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) both claimed victory last week after Congress approved a 99-page bill that suspends the nation’s debt limit into 2025. The legislation...
Health Policy Snapshot: September 2023

Health Policy Snapshot: May 2023

U.S. COVID Public Health Emergency to End on May 11; World Health Organization Takes Similar StepAfter more than three years, the U.S. government will end the COVID Public Health Emergency (PHE) on May 11. Last week, the World Health Organization took a similar step...