NAHU Washington Update - 02/05/2021  (Plain Text Version)

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In this issue:
•  Fast Facts
•  Senate Democrats Consider Using Reconciliation to Pass New COVID-19 Relief
•  NAHU Coalition Partner Releases Study Detailing the Dangers of a Public Option During Economic Crisis
•  State Spotlight: New Mexico Seeks to Boost Subsidies, Schedules SEP Along with Federal Exchange
•  Scheduling Your Capitol Conference Hill Appointments
•  Healthcare Happy Hour: What COVID-19 Relief Measures Is NAHU Requesting from Legislators?
•  Did You Miss Our Webinar About Coronavirus Vaccine Administration?
•  Listen to NAHU's Newest Podcast
•  Send Us Your Compliance Questions!
•  HUPAC Roundup: HUPAC is Hosting Three Exciting Events at Capitol Conference
•  What We're Reading


Fast Facts

  • Lawmakers have been negotiating on provisions of the most recent $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill, which would be one of the largest spending bills ever passed by Congress.
  • NAHU’s coalition, the Partnership for America’s Health Care Future, released a study this week emphasizing how catastrophic public option could be in the middle of an economic crisis like we have seen during the pandemic.
  • Did you miss our latest Compliance Corner webinar featuring Edward Kaleta, vice president of government relations and public policy at Walgreens? Watch it here.
  • Following President Biden’s executive order establishing a new SEP from February 15 to May 15, healthcare consumers need an agent more than ever. Use this Media Advisory Template in your local media markets to promote using an agent.
  • Are you registered for Capitol Conference? It will be held virtually February 22-24. This will be one of the most important conferences ever, so please register and be ready for an experience you won’t forget.