Health Policy Snapshot: February 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: February 2024

Health Policy Snapshot: January 2024

Shutdown or no shutdown? Leaders strike deal on general spending framework, but drama brews as January 19 deadline approachesMembers of Congress are back to work this week, and a Sunday announcement has Capitol Hill buzzing. Congressional leaders announced a top-line...
Health Policy Snapshot: February 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: February 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...
Health Policy Snapshot: February 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...