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Monthly Archives: October 2012

Weekly Health Policy Update: Exchange Decisions Stall Until Election

Posted in Health Policy

By Elizabeth Carpenter 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 is our weekly look at regulatory developments affecting health care at the federal and state level. Stakeholders await more details on the Medicaid primary care… Continue Reading

Weekly Health Policy Update: More Questions for HHS

Posted in Health Policy

By Elizabeth Carpenter 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 is our weekly look at regulatory developments affecting health care at the federal and state level. Last week, a group of Republican Senators sent… Continue Reading

2012 Congressional Lame Duck Session: Webinar Summary and Recording

Posted in 2012 Elections, Appropriations, Budget, Congress, Legislation (Federal), National Security & Defense, Tax Policy

By Joe Dowley A momentous session of Congress looms ahead… We are carefully watching developments in advance of the elections to gauge likely directions once voters have spoken. There won’t be much time—or open deliberation—once the Lame Duck begins. Most decisions, if there are any, will come as a result of closed door meetings between Congressional leaders… Continue Reading

In Rare Use of Opinion Procedure Release, DOJ Opines on Who is a “Foreign Official” under the FCPA

Posted in Government Ethics

By David Fine The Justice Department recently issued an opinion procedure release on the question of who is a “foreign official” under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.   The DOJ determined that a member of a royal family of a foreign country was not a foreign official simply by dint of his membership in the royal family,… Continue Reading

Weekly Health Policy Update: Exchange Blueprints Deadline Approaching

Posted in Health Policy

By Elizabeth Carpenter 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 is our weekly look at regulatory developments affecting health care at the federal and state level. With Congress on recess and agency action remaining… Continue Reading

2012 Congressional Lame Duck Session: Webinar Notice

Posted in 2012 Elections, Budget, Congress, Legislation (Federal), National Security & Defense, Tax Policy

By Joe Dowley With the 2012 Congressional lame duck session fast approaching, there are a number of important issues for which public and private sector actors should be prepared. To help look more deeply into these topics, including a budget overview, sequestration, defense authorization legislation, taxes, and the implications of the Presidential and Senate elections, we… Continue Reading

Weekly Health Policy Update: Exchange Developments Continue

Posted in Health Policy

By Elizabeth Carpenter 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 is our weekly look at regulatory developments affecting health care at the federal and state level. The “Gang of 6″ appear to be resuming… Continue Reading

Weekly Health Policy Update: Several Seek Exchange Information from HHS

Posted in Health Policy

By Elizabeth Carpenter 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 is our weekly look at regulatory developments affecting health care at the federal and state level. Last week, several letters seeking more information on… Continue Reading