NAHU Washington Update - 03/29/2013  (Plain Text Version)

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In this issue:
•  Up, Up and Away!
•  SCOTUS Has Us on the Edge of Our Seats…Again
•  Small Business Committee Questions SHOP Exchange
•  Vote-a-Rama
•  The Magic Number is 650!
•  Compliance Corner Update
•  What We’re Reading

 

What We’re Reading

This week one half of your Washington Update team is on spring break and deliberately eschewing health policy reads for things like this.

But the other half of our Washington Update team, Laura Eldon, has been hard at work finding these picks for you...

This week one half of your Washington Update team is on spring break and deliberately eschewing health policy reads for things like this.

But the other half of our Washington Update team, Laura Eldon, has been hard at work finding these picks for you.

Darrell Issa, Chairmen of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, is well known for firing off letters and subpoenas to the Obama Administration. Given their lack of response, he has moved to publishing op-ed pieces in the Washington Examiner.

Is Congress taking notes from lobbyists? It seems that members of Congress have developed their own version of operation shout.

Representative Ami Bera (D-CA) is “sequestering himself” by donating 8.2 percent of his monthly pay check to a different charity each month to mimic the across the board sequestration cuts.

We know all too well that the cost of healthcare in the United States is astronomical, here are 21 graphs showing how much higher medical care costs are here than in the rest of the world.

Many of us question just how versed the Administration is in health insurance matters. Maybe this will help clear things up.