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Learn about policy issues important to medical schools and teaching hospitals, with Executive Vice President Atul Grover, M.D., Ph.D.

Government Affairs and Advocacy

Government Affairs and Advocacy

This Week In Washington

Congress Clears 7-Day Stopgap to Finalize FY 2017 Spending Bills

The House, 382-30, and Senate by unanimous consent voted April 28 to approve a short term continuing resolution (CR, H.J. Res. 99) that would give lawmakers until May 5 to complete negotiations on the remaining 11 fiscal year (FY) 2017 spending bills and avert a government shutdown.

House Republicans Revive Efforts to Pass American Health Care Act

Rep. Tom MacArthur (R-N.J.) April 25 introduced an amendment to the American Health Care Act (AHCA, H.R. 1628), legislation that repeals significant portions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA, P.L. 111-148 and P.L. 111-152) and changes the Medicaid financing structure [see Washington Highlights, March 10].

Preserving GME Funding

GME ad for right rail

Whether it’s an emergency or a serious illness requiring complex care, when life is on the line you can count on America’s teaching hospitals. But can they count on the funding they need from Congress?

AAMC Ad Calls on Congress to Make Medical Research a National Priority


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