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Congressional Budget Office estimates $119 billion in savings over 10 years for House-passed AHCA

May 24, 2017

The Congressional Budget Office — a non-partisan scoring agency — and the staff of the Joint Committee on Taxation released its cost estimate for the House-passed version of the American Health Care Act and estimated $119 billion in net savings from 2017 to 2026 for the proposed health care plan.

Republicans needed the bill to shave off $2 billion from the federal deficit over the decade span for it to be considered under the reconciliation process in the Senate.

Federal budget proposal would deal ‘devastating blow’ to medical research

May 23, 2017
The Trump administration’s proposed 2018 budget would decimate scientific research and innovation while jeopardizing millions of Americans’ access to…

House narrowly passes Republican health care bill to replace Obamacare

May 4, 2017
The U.S. House of Representatives today narrowly approved legislation to overhaul the nation’s health care system, voting by a slim margin to replace the…
Meeting News

ASAPS to celebrate 50 years of aesthetics at annual meeting

April 19, 2017
The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery will celebrate its 50th anniversary at its annual meeting April 28-May 2 in San Diego. Surgical and nonsurgical…

Congressional Budget Office estimates $119 billion in savings over 10 years for House-passed AHCA

May 24, 2017
The Congressional Budget Office — a non-partisan scoring agency — and the staff of the Joint Committee on Taxation released its cost…

Federal budget proposal would deal ‘devastating blow’ to medical research

May 23, 2017
The Trump administration’s proposed 2018 budget would decimate scientific research and innovation while jeopardizing millions of…

House narrowly passes Republican health care bill to replace Obamacare

May 4, 2017
The U.S. House of Representatives today narrowly approved legislation to overhaul the nation’s health care system, voting by a slim margin to…

Meeting News

ASAPS to celebrate 50 years of aesthetics at annual meeting

April 19, 2017
The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery will celebrate its 50th anniversary at its annual meeting April 28-May 2 in San Diego. Surgical…

NJHA, AARP voice concern ahead of House vote on American Health Care Act

March 24, 2017
COLLINGSWOOD, NJ — New Jersey residents and a panel of health care professionals and advocates voiced their concerns about the fate of the…

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More on physicians and antitrust laws

February 2, 2017
From international law firm Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP comes a timely column that provides views on current regulatory and legislative…

Pharmaceutical executives meet with Trump to discuss affordability, accessibility of prescription drugs

January 31, 2017
President Donald J. Trump met today with executives from the nation’s leading pharmaceutical companies to discuss strategies to increase…

Meeting News

Reider announces Hawaiian Eye speaking retirement

January 15, 2017
KOLOA, Hawaii — After 25 years of attending and presenting at Hawaiian Eye, renowned speaker Alan E. Reider, JD, MPH, announced his…

Meeting News

Reider announces Hawaiian Eye speaking retirement

Ocular Surgery News APAO Edition, January 2017
KOLOA, Hawaii — After 25 years of attending and presenting at Hawaiian Eye, renowned speaker Alan E. Reider, JD, MPH, announced his…

House of Representatives approves first step to repeal ACA

January 13, 2017
The members of the House of Representatives approved a budget resolution Friday by a vote of 227-198. The budget resolution approval was the first…

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