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

Government Affairs and Advocacy

Government Affairs and Advocacy


This Week In Washington

Congress Recesses for July 4 Holiday

The House and Senate will be in recess June 29 through July 6 for the July 4 holiday. Washington Highlights will resume on July 10.

AAMC Applauds Supreme Court Decision in King v. Burwell

The AAMC June 25 released a statement applauding the Supreme Court’s 6-3 decision in King v. Burwell, which preserves access to federal subsidies to increase access to health care through the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA, P.L. 111-148 and P.L. 111-152) federal, state, and state-federal partnership exchanges.

Appropriations Panels Approve HHS Spending Bills

The House Appropriations Committee June 24 approved its fiscal year (FY) 2016 Labor-HHS spending bill by a 30-21 vote after rejecting a number of Democratic amendments to restore funding to programs cut by the measure. The Senate Appropriations Committee passed its version of the bill the following day by a 16-14 vote.

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?

Advocacy Launches Ad to Warn of Sequestration Impact


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