National Law Review January 13, 2022
McDermott Will & Emery

As we start a new year and new congressional session, we are taking a look at the health policy priorities that are likely to dominate the agenda in 2022.

Following is our top 10 list (plus a few more) of health policy topics to watch.

COVID-19

The pandemic continues to loom large (maybe larger than ever) with surges driven by new variants, soaring hospitalizations and mounting deaths, and for as long as that continues, expect strong focus from the Biden Administration and Congress. 2022 may bring relief in the form of novel treatments (e.g., anti-viral oral medications), greater access to testing and higher vaccination rates.

The Biden Administration has continued to face challenges, from testing availability to...

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