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Monthly Archives: July 2012

Weekly Health Policy Update: CBO Released Revised Estimates, CHGME Funding Got a Boost, and CMS Announced a New Co-Op

Posted in Health Policy

By Cindy Gillespie Each week, our Health Policy team recaps recent health care developments in two reports, Weekly Health Care Wrap-Up and Health Insurance Exchanges: State of the States. Weekly Health Care Wrap-Up. Click here for our weekly look at regulatory developments affecting health care at the federal and state level. Last week, CBO released revised estimates following the… Continue Reading

“The End of the Beginning”: Canada-U.S. Regulatory Cooperation On The Move

Posted in Canada-U.S. Relations

By Scotty Greenwood Earlier today, two members of the Board of the Canadian American Business Council along with officials from the federal governments of Canada and the U.S. addressed a Wilson Center Canada Institute audience on the progress to date of the bilateral Regulatory Cooperation Council (RCC) process. Michael Fitzpatrick of GE and Kelly Johnston of Campbell’s Soup… Continue Reading

Weekly Health Policy Update: House Subcommittee Approved FY13 Spending Legislation, CMS Announced New ACOs, and State Exchange Developments Continue

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By Cindy Gillespie Each week, our Health Policy team recaps recent health care developments in two reports, Weekly Health Care Wrap-Up and Health Insurance Exchanges: State of the States. Weekly Health Care Wrap-Up. Click here for our weekly look at regulatory developments affecting health care at the federal and state level. Last week, House Subcommittee on Labor, Health and… Continue Reading

PNWER: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Plays Host To Important Bi-National Forum

Posted in Canada-U.S. Relations

By Colin Robertson This week, I’m excited to be attending the 22nd Annual Pacific NorthWest Economic Region (PNWER) Summit in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, one of Canada fastest growing cities. (I was honored to receive PNWER’s “Hot Potato Award” this year for helping to increase collaboration between U.S. and Canada organizations and stakeholders.) Founded in 1991, PNWER is an important… Continue Reading

Weekly Health Policy Update: CMS Announced New ACOs, House Voted to Repeal ACA, and More State and Federal Exchange Plans

Posted in Health Policy

By Cindy Gillespie Each week, our Health Policy team recaps recent health care developments in two reports, Weekly Health Care Wrap-Up and Health Insurance Exchanges: State of the States. Weekly Health Care Wrap-Up. Click here for our weekly look at regulatory developments affecting health care at the federal and state level. Last week, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid… Continue Reading

Weekly Health Policy Update: House to Vote on ACA Repeal and States Consider Medicaid Exchange Options

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By Cindy Gillespie Each week, our Health Policy team recaps recent health care developments in two reports, Weekly Health Care Wrap-Up and Health Insurance Exchanges: State of the States. Weekly Health Care Wrap-Up. Click here for our weekly look at regulatory developments affecting health care at the federal and state level. Last week was a slow one in Washington, DC,… Continue Reading

Promoting U.S.-Canada Trade: Georgia Takes the Lead

Posted in Canada-U.S. Relations, Cross-border Investment, Governors, Trade

By Scotty Greenwood This week, the Governor of Georgia is promoting the state to its best customer and supplier –  Canada. Rollin Downs from our Canada-U.S. team is helping the Governor’s team with aspects of the trade mission, which is still underway, starting in Montreal and heading west each day, until finally reaching Alberta’s oil… Continue Reading

Weekly Health Policy Update: Supreme Court Ruling, FDA User Fee Bill, and Exchange Developments

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By Cindy Gillespie Each week, our Health Policy team recaps recent health care developments in two reports, Weekly Health Care Wrap-Up and Health Insurance Exchanges: State of the States. Weekly Health Care Wrap-Up. Click here for our weekly look at regulatory developments affecting health care at the federal and state level. Last week, the Supreme Court ruled that the… Continue Reading