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Late on Jan. 11, the Senate passed S. Con. Res. 3, the FY 2017 budget resolution, an important first step among several needed to repeal much of the ACA.

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On Sept. 27, the Senate failed to invoke cloture, which would have allowed it to move to final passage of the continuing resolution.

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At stake is funding to combat the Zika virus, among several other policy issues that have kept the measure from moving forward.

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The Senate rejected a $1.1 billion Zika funding package, and Patrick Conway, with CMS, testified about the proposed Medicare Part B demonstration project.

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Partisan politics follow Scalia death; House speaker to table entitlement reform until next year; congressional panels to hold hearings on HHS budget, opiod abuse, Zika virus.

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Review the results and impact of the 2014 midterm elections, and share strategies on preparing for the 114th Congress.

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America’s Essential Hospitals urges the Senate to swiftly confirm Sylvia Mathews Burwell as secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Burwell’s confirmation is critical to providing a steady hand to lead the department through the rapid changes occurring in health care coverage and delivery.

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Congress has increased the debt limit but did not patch the Medicare physician payment system, as physician groups want a full repeal rather than a temporary fix. The Senate Finance Committee has a new chairman, Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR). Wyden assumed the position after Sen. Max Baucus (D-MT) left to serve as ambassador to China.

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America’s Essential Hospitals urged Congress to oppose this proposal

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Senate considers extending long-term unemployment insurance, House votes on health care bills Senate considers extending long-term unemployment insurance, House votes on health care bills Senate considers extending long-term unemployment insurance, House votes on health care bills Senate considers extending long-term unemployment insurance, House votes on health care bills Senate considers

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Senate Finance Committee marks up legislation to repeal the sustainable growth rate

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Congress’ top concern was possible budget agreement

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The budget committee continued work on an agreement

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Congress narrowly avoids reaching the debt ceiling, gears up for healthcare.gov hearings

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Senate reached a deal to end the federal government shutdown

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House abandoned plans to vote on a bill to extend the continuing resolution

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Senate Conservatives Fund announced plans to actively campaign against Senate Minority Leader

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Letter suggests security could be compromised by missed IT system deadlines

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ACA hearings focus on health insurance exchange implementation and employer mandate delay

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Gang of Eight meets with 50 business lobbyists to encourage pressure on House to pass immigration measure

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On law's 20th anniversary, members of Congress say law helps reduce drug costs for hundreds of hospital

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In letter, senators demand assurance that exchanges will be self-sustaining

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House Republican leaders to meet July 10 to discuss whether to take steps toward immigration bill

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Encourages Congress to consider legislation to address "yawning gaps" in access to care for millions of people

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Notes new administrator's distinguished career in health care, experience with hospitals and health systems

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Senate passed legislation by a vote of 89-9, sent for vote in the House of Representatives

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About America’s Essential Hospitals

America’s Essential Hospitals is the leading association and champion for hospitals and health systems dedicated to high-quality care for all, including the most vulnerable. Since 1981, America’s Essential Hospitals has initiated, advanced, and preserved programs and policies that help these hospitals ensure access to care. We support members with advocacy, policy development, research, and education.

America’s Essential Hospitals was formerly known as the National Association of Public Hospitals and Health Systems (NAPH). Carrying our mission since 1981 into today's health care era

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