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Biden Wins, but His Health Agenda Dims With GOP Likely to Hold Senate

Use Our Content This story can be republished for free (details). Former Vice President Joe Biden secured the 270 electoral votes needed to capture the White House on Saturday, major news organizations projected,  after election officials in a handful of swing states spent days in round-the-clock counting of millions of mail-in ballots and early votes.… Read More »

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 »

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 »