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ML Strategies Health Care Preview - Week of December 3rd

This week, Congress is expected to pass a two-week extension to avoid a partial government shutdown. This will give both sides time work out the remaining spending bills, with the potential to see other legislation cross the finish line. Will policymakers address the doughnut hole? There's also the medical device and health insurance tax, among other pending legislation.

We cover this and more in this week's health care preview, which you can find by clicking here

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Authors

Rodney L. Whitlock

ML Strategies - Vice President

Rodney L. Whitlock is Vice President of ML Strategies and a health care policy professional. Rodney has over 20 years of experience working with the US Congress as a health policy advisor. He also served as Acting Health Policy Director for Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley.

Katie Weider

ML Strategies - Director of Health Policy

Katie Weider is Director of Health Policy at ML Strategies. Katie provides advice and guidance on issues relating to Medicaid, Medicare, and dually eligible beneficiaries. Before joining the firm, Katie was a senior analyst with the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission.

Eli Greenspan

ML Strategies - Manager of Government Relations

Eli Greenspan is a Manager of Government Relations as ML Strategies. Before joining ML Strategies, Eli was a legislative correspondent for US Senator Martin Heinrich.