November 16, 2018
Health Care Implications of the Midterm Elections
Health care was on the mid-term ballot this year, with nearly half of all voters listing it as their top concern. Three states voted to expand Medicaid, increasing access for approximately 325,000 low-income individuals. Pre-existing conditions dominated the narrative on both sides of the aisle. Now that the Democrats have regained the House, we’ll likely see an early vote around its protections next year. [Included is] what else the 2018 midterms could mean for health policy.
Also in Policy Brief:
- CMS Releases CY 2019 Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System Final Rule
- Medicare’s CY 2019 Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule Highlights
- Alex Azar: New Mandatory Models on The Way
- A Look at The Federal Register