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Democrats Look to Press Advantage on Health Care in Midterms

Move comes after the DOJ declined to defend Obamacare's pre-existing conditions protection in court

CMMI Poised to Weather White House’s $800 Million Cut if Approved, Experts Say

Top Democrats raise alarm over funding for innovation center, but experts see value-based models moving forward

Democrats, Public Health Experts Highlight Lack of Funds as Opioid Bills Advance

Legislation moved by Senate HELP, House Energy and Commerce have bipartisan support but no new money

Cornyn Backs Wyden’s Call to Have Drug Executives Testify Before Senate Panel

It’s a good idea, Senate majority whip says, but he also wants money for border security

Senate Finance Panel’s Opioid Hearing to Focus on Changes to Medicare, Medicaid

Policy outline includes evaluations of prescriber and patient education about proper opioid use

GOP Lawmakers Expected to Draft Bill to Expand Telehealth Services Under Medicare

House Ways and Means Committee legislation intended to reduce unnecessary, expensive emergency room visits

Study Suggests Maryland’s Plan to Cut Health Costs Does Not Reduce Hospital Stays

But the program’s advocates say the study's scope is limited and uses old data

Lobbyists Say Bill Easing Privacy Protections for Addiction Records May Be Moving Ahead

It could be part of opioid crisis package, which a key House panel wants finalized by Memorial Day

DOJ’s Case Against AT&T-Time Warner Deal Could Impact Health Care Mergers

Legal experts say if challenge succeeds, regulators would have a strong case to block deals such as CVS-Aetna

Fewer Voters See Obama Most Responsible for State of Health Care, ACA

Majority of respondents in poll still choose former president over Trump on Obamacare