Medscape October 22, 2020
Gregory Twachtman

With the national election about 2 weeks away, the direction that healthcare policy takes could vary significantly depending on how the nation votes in the presidential and congressional races.

Speaking at the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) annual conference, organization officials broke down four potential outcomes of the 2020 elections and what those scenarios will mean for the nation’s healthcare.

The first scenario is the status quo, with Republicans maintaining their majority in the Senate, Democrats retaining control of the House of Representatives, and Donald Trump re-elected as president.

“I think you could expect to see the House to continue, at a high level, its investigations and hearings,” Drew Voytal, MGMA associate director of government affairs, said. “The Senate would...

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