In This Issue:

- Implementation of the Affordable Care Act

- Other Federal Regulatory Initiatives

- Other Congressional and State Initiatives

- Other Health Care News

- Upcoming Hearings and Markups

- Excerpt from Implementation of the Affordable Care Act:

HHS Secretary Sebelius Resigns: Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius has resigned. President Obama praised her for her service and for her role in implementing the Affordable Care Act (ACA). He announced that he will be nominating Office of Management and Budget Director Sylvia Mathews Burwell to take her place and encouraged the Senate to confirm her quickly, noting that she was unanimously confirmed for her current position only a year ago.

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Topics:  Affordable Care Act, Drugs, Health Insurance Exchanges, Healthcare, HHS, Kathleen Sebelius, Medicare Advantage, Physician Payments

Published In: Elections & Politics Updates, Health Updates

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