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Berwick Leaves CMS; Tavenner Nominated

This post was originally published on the Mintz Levin Health Law & Policy Matters Blog. Written by Kevin Kappel and Jared Alves The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will be due for new leadership as Don Berwick, its current chief executive, steps down today. If all goes according to the Obama Administration’s plan, Berwick will be … Continue reading

Spending to Save: Innovation Challenge Grants Seek Better Outcomes at a Lower Cost

This post was originally published on the Mintz Levin: Health Law and Policy Matters blog. Written by Jared Alves and Kevin Kappel Stakeholders across the health care spectrum will soon compete for $1 billion in grants offered by the Health Care Innovation Challenge. The initiative, funded as part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, was announced … Continue reading

Preempting the Courts: Proposed Bill Seeks to Cut, Freeze ACA Spending

This Post was Originally Published on the Mintz Levin: Health Law & Policy Matters Blog  Written by Jared Alves and Kevin Kappel House Subcommittee Chairman Rehberg (R-MT) unveiled his draft Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education appropriations bill that would cut $2.4 billion from 2011 funding levels, on Thursday. While the Chairman contends that it … Continue reading

House Subcommittee Hears Testimony on Health Care Industry Consolidation

This Post was Originally Published on the Mintz Levin: Health Law & Policy Matters Blog  Written by Jared Alves, Kevin Kappel, and Stephanie Willis A House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee hearing on September 9th showed that the debate over the meaning of the terms “consolidation” versus “integration” in the health care context is more than petty semantics.  … Continue reading