Health Policy Snapshot: May 2024

Health Policy Snapshot: May 2024

Biosecure Act to receive vote in House committee; Biopharma and biotech companies scramble to assess potential impact The House Oversight Committee will mark up a far-reaching bill on May 15 that, if passed, could force many US biopharma companies to cut ties with...
Health Policy Snapshot: May 2024

Health Policy Snapshot: March 2024

Legislative package to avert government shutdown unveiled…but this part is the “easy stuff” With another potential government shutdown looming this Saturday night, top legislative leaders introduced a $459 billion, six-bill package on Sunday afternoon that includes...
Health Policy Snapshot: May 2024

Health Policy Snapshot: February 2024

February is make or break time for Congressional budget negotiations…and we’re already behind on the 2025 processThanks to another round of the legendary “kick the can” game, the federal government did not shut down in January. Congress managed to pass a short-term...
Health Policy Snapshot: May 2024

Health Policy Snapshot: November 2023

The first big challenge for new House Speaker Mike Johnson: Another looming government shutdown Newly elected Speaker of the U.S. House, Mike Johnson (R-LA), has little time to rest as he begins his new role.  Johnson will need to corral the House GOP caucus (a...
Health Policy Snapshot: May 2024

Health Policy Snapshot: October 2023

Congress moves to avoid government shutdown, sparks revolt in GOP House  For the first time in history, a sitting Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives has been removed.  Eight Republican House members joined all Democrats in voting to unseat former...