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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

President Signs SGR Reform Bill, Praises Bipartisan Achievement

President Obama April 16 signed the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (H.R. 2), bipartisan legislation that permanently repeals the long criticized sustainable growth rate formula (SGR). Narrowly avoiding a 21 percent cut to Medicare physician payments, the Senate April 14 overwhelmingly passed (92-8) the bill, following a March 26 approval by the House

Appropriators Voice Concerns About Inadequate Funding for Ebola Providers and Researchers

The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies (LHHS) April 15 held a hearing to discuss the $5.4 billion in Ebola-related emergency supplemental funding made available in the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act.

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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