National Law Review January 15, 2020
Aaron L. Josephson, Senior Director and Tara E. Swenson Dwyer, Associate

As we noted in our previous blog post, there are several legislative priorities in the health care space that could see action this year. There are also a variety of activities beginning this year that could set the stage for later action.

Programs for some health programs like community health centers and the National Health Service Corps were, as part of the Further Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2020 (P.L. 116-94), extended through May 2020, creating an opportunity for health care legislation then—particularly as the president and lawmakers look for a win before election season is fully underway. Retiring Senate HELP Committee Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-TN) has signaled his interest in a legacy health bill, improving the prospects for a bill. We are...