Federal Round-Up

Finance Seeks Input On Mental Health Bill, Transparency In Crosshairs, HHS Steps Into Abortion Fray, Kidney Groups Float Equity Plan

By Amy Lotven / October 1, 2021 at 5:04 PM
As health care lobbyists fixate on the heated Capitol Hill debate threatening to derail Democrats’ signature health care reforms, a lot of policy activity on health equity, mental health, transparency, and abortion has flown under the radar. Senate Finance Committee leaders are seeking input from stakeholders as they craft legislation aimed at cutting cut barriers to mental health services, academics urge CMS to increase fines on hospitals not providing price transparency, HHS recently launched a three-pronged effort to protect patients...

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