Health Care Reform Update -- September 17, 2012

In This Issue:

Leading the News; Implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA); 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 -

On September 14th the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) released a report detailing the effects of sequestration—the process by which major across-the-board cuts will automatically be made to government programs if an alternative deal is not approved before the end of the year. The Hill reports that the sequester will cut $11 billion from Medicare, $2.5 billion from the National Institutes of Health, and $318 million from the FDA.

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