NAHU Washington Update November 19, 2021

NAHU Washington Update November 19, 2021
House Passes Reconciliation Package Following CBO Score and Record-Breaking Floor Speech
According to the CBO, enacting the Build Back Better Act as it is currently written will result in a net increase in the deficit of $367 billion over the next 10 years, not counting additional revenue that could be generated by additional funding for tax enforcement… Read More
OSHA Temporarily Suspends Vaccine-Mandate Enforcement Following Legal Challenges
It is important to note that this action by OSHA does not impact CMS’ vaccine requirements, which apply to all healthcare workers in facilities that accept Medicare and Medicaid payments. Where does the legal battle go from here? On Tuesday, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals won the lottery to hear future legal challenges to OSHA’s rule. The Sixth Circuit… Read More
CMS Issues IFR on CAA Prescription Drug Cost Reporting Requirements
The new IFR specifies that plan sponsors and issuers in both the group and individual markets will be required to submit this information aggregated at the state level, rather than separately for each plan. The new IFR also provides information that NAHU requested, like… Read More