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: April 2024

State Prescription Drug Affordability Board bills gain momentum in Connecticut and Rhode Island; Virginia bill still awaits action by Governor YoungkinLegislation that would create drug pricing review boards continues to advance at the state level, evidence that state...
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: 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: 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...