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November 29, 2018  |  Policy Update

Addiction Policy Update November 2018

WASHINGTON D.C. UPDATE

Congressional members return to Washington D.C. this week after their Thanksgiving recess. During the lame duck session, Congress may take on a package or packages of health care legislation, possibly coupled with a few remaining spending bills, before Democrats take over the House of Representatives in the new year.

Legislative health topics covered in the next few weeks may include:

CONGRESSIONAL HEALTH LEADERSHIP IN 2019

Final committee rosters and leadership will not be finalized until January, but insider sources reveal that the following Members may be likely to lead key health care committees in 2019:

Senate Finance Committee

 

Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee

 

Senate Appropriations Committee

 

House Ways and Means Committee

 

House Energy and Commerce Committee

 

 

 

This Policy Update was generously provided by Holly Strain & Carol McDaid of Capitol Decisions

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