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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

House and Senate to go to Conference on Tax Reform

While committee staff works to resolve the differences between the House and Senate passed tax bills, party leadership in both the House and Senate have announced their selections for the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Conference Committee.

Bipartisan Senate Letter Asks Leadership to Prevent Cuts to 340B

A bipartisan group of six senators sent a Dec. 5 letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) to show support for the 340B Drug Pricing Program and urge the Senate to include legislation in a year-end package, which would prevent the Medicare payment cuts to hospitals that participate in the program.

Spending Bill Negotiations Continue As CR Expiration Looms

House lawmakers Dec. 7 were expected to consider a spending measure (H.J.Res. 123) extending from Dec. 8 to Dec. 22 a continuing resolution (CR, P.L. 115-56) to keep the government operating.

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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