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Daily on Healthcare: Providers would face pay cut under Senate surprise billing legislation

Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what’s going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $ 1.00 an issue! PROVIDERS WOULD FACE PAY CUT UNDER SENATE SURPRISE BILLING LEGISLATION: Average payment rates to doctors and hospitals could fall by… Read More »

With Trump on board, Congress is in position to actually pass major healthcare legislation

Senators see a opening for legislation to eliminate unexpected massive medical bills after President Trump enthusiastically endorsed the idea this week, raising the possibility of bipartisan work on a topic marked in recent years by bitter divisiveness. Key senators indicated on Thursday that they hope to work in the coming months across party lines and… Read More »

Senate passes massive legislation to combat opioid crisis

The Senate passed on Monday by a nearly unanimous vote a bill containing 70 measures aimed at fighting the opioid epidemic, setting up a conference with the House of Representatives to reconcile differences between the versions and send legislation to President Trump. The Senate’s Opioid Response Act includes measures that range from expanding access to… Read More »