The December 2022 omnibus spending bill is a sprawling and lengthy measure covering a wide array of important matters, including many within healthcare. With control of the House set to switch to the GOP in the 118th Congress, leaders in both parties decided to close out the 117th by attaching as much bipartisan legislation to … Read more

We are so thrilled to be back reporting in Maryland after a brief hiatus! In our first 2023 edition of “What They’re Watching” in Maryland, we include some of Reporter James Sklar’s reporting on the Maryland Legislature, which began meeting on Jan. 11th. We will continue to monitor key health-related legislation as it moves during … Read more

The Utah Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) confirmed this week that the state’s Medicaid program is in the process of reviewing its planned system programming, communication, and other preparations for the end of continuous enrollment.      The federal Omnibus Appropriation Act decouples the continuous Medicaid coverage provision from the Public Health Emergency … Read more

The Texas Legislature opened its 88th session by swearing in leaders of the House and Senate on Tuesday. Sen. Kelly Hancock (R – Fort Worth) and Rep. Dade Phelan (R – Beaumont) addressed their individual chambers as Senate President and Speaker of the House on their commitment to the work ahead.      “Every member … Read more