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Government Affairs and Advocacy
This Week In Washington
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.
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
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?