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October 15th Policy Briefing

October 17, 2012

Last week’s debate between Vice President Joe Biden and the Republican challenger Rep. Paul Ryan was intense when they discussed solutions to Medicare’s long-term solvency and the future of Obamacare.

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October 8th Policy Briefing

October 09, 2012

During the first presidential debate, the challenger Mitt Romney reiterated his campaign themes on health care, to wit: that he would repeal Obamacare which he said was forced through Congress without a single Republican vote.

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September 24th Health Policy Briefing

September 25, 2012

Early Saturday morning the Senate voted 62-30 to send H.J. Res. 117 to the President for his signature. The continuing resolution continues federal agency funding at the $1.047 trillion BCA level through next March 27th. Other major budget ...

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September 17th Health Policy Briefing

September 20, 2012

House Passes 6-Month CR; Congress Delays Sequestration Decisions until Lame-Duck

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September 17th Regulatory Review

September 20, 2012

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) recently made four recommendations to Medicaid agencies based on a study it conducted to determine whether CMS programs designed to promote…

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