Health Care Reform Update -- July 29, 2013

In This Issue:

Leading the News; 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 Leading the News -

Senate HELP Updates Track-and-Trace, Compounding Proposals

On July 24th, the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee released updates to its drug compounding and track and trace legislation. Committee Chairman Tom Harkin (D-IA) and Ranking Member Lamar Alexander (R-TN) say they hope the Senate will pass the measure by unanimous consent in the near future. On July 25th, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) indicated the bill would have virtually no impact on the federal budget.

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