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Expect today's news and updates to change by tomorrow! ANCOR Capitol Correspondence is an electronic bulletin providing the latest information on what is happening on Capitol Hill as well as in and around the Federal Government on major legislative and regulatory issues concerning people with disabilities and the private providers who serve them. ANCOR's Government Relations staff provides at least one bulletin each week when Congress is in session.

Two More Strategic HHS Staff Changes - April 22, 2019
Want to be Heard on Rate-Setting? CMS to Hold Webinar on Engaging Stakeholders in Rate-Setting - April 22, 2019
NYT Op-Ed Calls for Administration to Reverse its Proposed Budget Cuts to Disability Programs - April 22, 2019
GAO Weighing in on Nursing Home Oversight Puts CMS under Even Higher Scrutiny - April 22, 2019
CMS Administrator Stepping Up Criticism of Medicare for All - April 22, 2019
FYI: FDA wants Feedback on Cannibas-Based Therapies to Review - April 22, 2019
ACL to Fund Research Addressing Inaccessible Medical Equipment - April 22, 2019
Do You Purchase Medications for People with Disabilities You Support? MACPAC Recommends Removing Caps on Medicaid Rebates - April 22, 2019
Joining ANCOR in Portland, OR? Here’s How to Make the Most of the Annual Conference - April 22, 2019
New Resource: Fact Sheet on Dual Eligible Special Needs Plans - April 22, 2019
Worth Monitoring: Mental Health Groups Seek Medicare Funding for Peer Supports - April 22, 2019
Large Companies No Longer Opposing Minimum Wage Hikes: Implications for People with Disabilities, DSP Workforce Crisis - April 22, 2019
Worrisome Tremors: Trump Administration Works on State Route to Medicaid Block Grants - April 15, 2019
Senators Inquire about MCOs and Access to Care - April 15, 2019
Avoiding the Budgetary Guillotine: Senate and House to Start Negotiations for 2 Year Budget Deal, Seeking to Avert Automatic Cuts - April 15, 2019
No Sweetness for Drug Manufacturers: House Holds Hearing on Rising Insulin Prices (Relevant to People with I/DD) - April 15, 2019
Forbes Weighs in On Trump Administration Plan to Monitor Disability Social Media - April 15, 2019
Aligning on LTSS: Senate Medicare for All Bill Now Incorporates LTSS Language Seen in House - April 15, 2019
Open for Review and Comment: Roster of Stakeholder Panel on Quality Measures, Person-Centered Planning - April 15, 2019
Congressional Committees Scrutinizing DOJ’s Refusal to Defend ACA (Includes Pre-Existing Conditions) - April 15, 2019