AMA COVID-19 Vaccine Messaging Guide

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In late December, the American Medical Association released our COVID-19 Vaccine Messaging Guide to the Federation and other key stakeholders. The AMA recently made a few updates and adjustments to this guide, including publishing this resource on its website and translating this information into Spanish, to make it more broadly available to those who may … Continue reading “AMA COVID-19 Vaccine Messaging Guide”

FEB 8-12: WORK BEGINS ON COVID BILL TEXT

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THE COWEN INSIGHT After clearing a budget resolution last week that sets the stage for a COVID response bill via budget reconciliation, Congressional Democrats now begin the process of crafting legislative text. Also this week, Senate committees will begin the confirmation process for Neera Tanden to head the White House’s Office of Management and Budget … Continue reading “FEB 8-12: WORK BEGINS ON COVID BILL TEXT”

DC Dose – Health Care Weekly

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Brooks-LaSure Emerges as Biden’s Top Pick to Head CMS Chiquita Brooks La-Sure, an Obama administration alum, knows the agency, has a good relationship with Becerra, and brings ACA expertise to the table. Typically the CMS administrator is someone with strong Medicare credentials, but Seema Verma had stronger Medicaid experience and the Biden administration has prioritized … Continue reading “DC Dose – Health Care Weekly”

American Medical Association Guide to Surprise Billing Law

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Attached is an initial guide provided by the American Medical Association (AMA) to the major provisions in the “No Surprises Act,” the surprise billing legislation that was included in the Consolidated Appropriations Act COVID-19 relief bill signed into law on December 27, 2020. The No Surprises Act allows for price transparency, provider directories, and patient … Continue reading “American Medical Association Guide to Surprise Billing Law”

ACRO elects new officers and chancellors; installs new president

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At this year’s event, ACRO virtual annual meeting, we announced the newly elected officers voted on by the ACRO membership during the month of January. ACRO Executive Committee Joining the Executive Committee as Vice President is Dwight Heron MD, MBA, FACRO, FACR. Dr. Heron is the System Medical Director of Oncology Services at Bon Secour … Continue reading “ACRO elects new officers and chancellors; installs new president”

STUDY: 4M PEOPLE MAY BE ELIGIBLE FOR FULL SUBSIDIES IN REOPENED ACA EXCHANGES

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THE COWEN INSIGHT The Biden Administration will announce a new three-month open enrollment period for the individual exchanges. It is not clear when the new open enrollment period would begin but Biden Administration officials said the fastest it could happen is mid-February. We view the announcement as incrementally positive for MCOs with individual exchange exposure … Continue reading “STUDY: 4M PEOPLE MAY BE ELIGIBLE FOR FULL SUBSIDIES IN REOPENED ACA EXCHANGES”

DC Dose – Health Care Weekly

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Health Care: Covid Stimulus and Reconciliation Paths Covid-specific measures like more funding for vaccines could likely move in a bipartisan stimulus package, but Dems’ more ambitious health expansion ideas, including a COBRA subsidy, will most likely be reserved for budget reconciliation. The Senate is currently at a standstill due to the impasse over an organizing … Continue reading “DC Dose – Health Care Weekly”


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