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Congressional hearings held on the Trump administration’s FY 2019 budget request and health care industry consolidation

On February 14, 2018, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced projections that national health care spending is expected to increase an average of 5.5% a year between 2017 – 2026 and will account for almost 20% of … Continue reading

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Updating Guidelines And Asking For Dough: EEOC’s 2018-2022 Strategic Plan & 2019 Budget Request

By Gerald L. Maatman, Jr., Christopher J. DeGroff, Matthew J. Gagnon, & Kyla Miller Seyfarth Synopsis: This month the EEOC released its 2018-2022 strategic plan, which focuses on preventing and combating discrimination and improving the EEOC’s organizational functionality. It also … Continue reading

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Trump’s budget proposal is out and he really wants to kill ARPA-E

Department of Energy in Washington, DC. (credit: Begemot) On Monday afternoon, the Trump Administration released a budget proposal (PDF), including new figures for the Department of Energy (DOE). This budget proposal is just an opening salvo—Congress must approve the budget … Continue reading

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Congress agrees to and President Trump signs budget deal that includes health care provisions

Early this morning, Friday, February 9, the U.S. Senate voted 71-28 to approve a budget proposal.  Subsequently, the House of Representatives passed by a 240-186 vote the budget package and President Trump has signed the bill into law.  The legislation … Continue reading

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Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 Revives Many Expired Tax Breaks Retroactively

President Trump signed the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 into law on February 9. The Act, which was passed to fund the federal government and avoid another shutdown, includes a number of changes to the Internal Revue Code. Many of … Continue reading

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