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  1. Prescription Drug Regulation, Promotion, And Advocacy Has Gotten More Vexing In 2017

    03.23 / 17:31 healthaffairs.org Healthaffairs.org - Medecine
    Editor’s note: This post is part of a series stemming from the Fifth Annual Health Law Year in P/Review event held at Harvard Law School on Monday, January 23, 2017. The conference brought together leading experts to review major developments in health law over the previous year, and preview what is to come. Early 2017 has been one of the most interesting and challenging times for anyone concerned with medication regulation and evidence-based prescribing — as well as for the patients and he…
  2. Essential Health Benefits: What Could Their Elimination Mean?

    03.23 / 16:20 healthaffairs.org Healthaffairs.org - Medecine
    At almost midnight on March 22, 2017, the House Rules Committee adjourned for the night. It had been expected to adopt House leadership amendments to the American Health Care Act and then pass the entire AHCA on to the House for a floor vote on March 23, the seventh anniversary of the adoption of the ACA. Instead the Rules Committee ended the evening by adopting a “martial law,” or same day rule, allowing it to amend and send to the floor the AHCA on March 23 (or anytime thereafter up unt…