Health Care Weekly Preview from ML Strategies – March 2018 #2

Mintz - Health Care Viewpoints
Contact

This week, Congress returns to Washington with 11 days to finalize a government spending bill. House appropriators will be meeting throughout the week to finalize their respective packages which means we should expect to see signs of progress by weeks end. However, questions regarding several key health care issues – drug pricing and market stabilization – continue to linger over the debate.

PhRMA is actively engaged in a full court press to modify the donut hole provision included in the February budget deal. While Democrats seem open to this, it’s only on the condition that other provisions are substituted to help lower costs. The CREATES Act is on the table as a potential pay-for despite heavy lobbying against the bill from PhRMA in the past. This week is a real test of PhRMA’s ability to get what they want and stop what they don’t.

Please see full Publication below for more information.

LOADING PDF: If there are any problems, click here to download the file.

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.

© Mintz - Health Care Viewpoints | Attorney Advertising

Written by:

Mintz - Health Care Viewpoints
Contact
more
less

Mintz - Health Care Viewpoints on:

Reporters on Deadline

"My best business intelligence, in one easy email…"

Your first step to building a free, personalized, morning email brief covering pertinent authors and topics on JD Supra:
*By using the service, you signify your acceptance of JD Supra's Privacy Policy.
Custom Email Digest
- hide
- hide

This website uses cookies to improve user experience, track anonymous site usage, store authorization tokens and permit sharing on social media networks. By continuing to browse this website you accept the use of cookies. Click here to read more about how we use cookies.