Category: Legislative News

Update for April 24, 2021

Fight Over Surprise Billing Regulations in Washington Last year TSCL joined the fight to end “surprise billing,” a practice that generally refers to expensive, unexpected medical bills that patients receive from hospi ...

Update for April 17, 2021

President Biden Signs Bill to Delay Medicare Payment Cuts Last Wednesday President Biden signed legislation temporarily halting cuts to Medicare providers that would likely have had a negative impact on seniors who r ...

Update for April 3, 2021

Fully Vaccinated? Anxious to start traveling again?  Here’s important news for you. Congress is out of session until April 12, but we have important news regarding updated guidance from the Centers for Disease Control ...

Update for March 20, 2021

House Passes Bill to Stop Cuts in Medicare Payments – but Senate Passage in Doubt Passage of legislation in Congress is more complicated than most people realize.  The Constitution allows each chamber of Congress to s ...

Update for March 13, 2021

Using Generic Drugs Could Save Billions of Dollars A new study by the Journal of the American Medical Association says that the Medicare Part D program could have saved roughly $1.7 billion in 2017 if doctors and pati ...

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