Policy

May 17, 2017

SB – 349 Chronic dialysis clinics: staffing requirements was introduced into the California Senate on February 14th, 2017 where it remains through several amendments. 

May 5, 2017
Paperwork

ASN's Zach Cahill and David White restart coverage on the attempt to change the Affordable Care Act (ACA) with the House's passage of a heavily revised American Health Care Act (AHCA) on May 4th, which will now head to the Senate.

May 4, 2017
Congress

On Wednesday, May 3rd, the House passed a bipartisan $1 trillion omnibus spending bill by a vote of 309-118, and the Senate passed the bill 79-18 on Thursday, May 4th.  The spending package avoided a government shutdown and funds the government at updated levels through the end of September.  

April 21, 2017
March for Science

ASN has joined and embraced the call of peer medical societies to advocate for the non-partisan use of science and the open and unfettered dissemination of scientific evidence and studies.

April 10, 2017

The CHRONIC Care Act introduced recently to the Senate, if enacted, will permit dialysis patients to use telehealth services from their home - the first Medicare patients allowed to do so.

April 5, 2017
US Visa

ASN's David White breaks down how the Trump administration travel ban and subsequent court battles may have an effect on the future of the nephrology workforce.

March 31, 2017
Health Insurance

ASN's Zach Cahill and David White wrap up the unsuccessful American Health Care Act (AHCA) and outline how the Affordable Care Act (ACA) stands throughout the country.

March 24, 2017
U.S. House of Representatives

ASN's Zach Cahill and David White stay up-to-date on the American Health Care Act (AHCA) and the ongoing deliberations.

March 17, 2017

ASN's Zach Cahill and David White review the CBO's report of the American Health Care Act (ACHA).

February 25, 2017

In this week's update, Zach Cahill and David White of ASN take a look at potential changes affecting patients with preexisting conditions, as well as health savings accounts, and tax credits.

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