Health Care Reform Update -- April 29, 2013

In This Issue:

Implementation of the Affordable Care Act; Other HHS and Federal Regulatory Initiatives; Other Congressional and State Initiatives; Other Health Care News; and Hearings and Mark-Ups Scheduled.

Excerpt from Implementation of the Affordable Care Act -

On April 24th Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA) put a hold on the nomination of Marilyn Tavenner to be Administrator at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). A spokeswoman for Senator Harkin highlighted concerns with the Obama Administration’s transferal of resources from the Public Health and Prevention Fund to pay for implementation of the ACA. The Senate Finance Committee had advanced Tavenner’s nomination on a unanimous voice vote.

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Topics:  Affordable Care Act, CMS, FDA, Healthcare, HHS, Medicaid, Proposed Legislation

Published In: Elections & Politics Updates, Health Updates, Insurance Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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