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Vaccine Distribution: Status and Challenges By Charlene Burns - Prolegis Research Assistant Feb 23, 2021 About a 9 minute read - 55 links

A briefing that provides background information on the COVID vaccines, an outline of the challenges that have caused delays in vaccine distribution, and an overview of what lies ahead.

Maternal Health By Keshal Patel - Prolegis Research Intern Feb 19, 2021 About a 15 minute read - 70 links

A briefing on maternal health in the United States and an overview of relevant federal government policies and proposed legislation, including: H.R. 4995, the Maternal Health Quality Improvement Act; H.R. 6142, the Black Maternal Health "Momnibus" Act; H.R. 8027, the Maternal Health Pandemic Response Act; H.R. 4996, the Helping MOMS Act; H.R. 1897, the MOMMA’s Act; S. 466, the Quality Care for Moms and Babies Act; H.R. 2902, the Maternal CARE Act; H.R. 2602, the Healthy MOMMIES Act.

The Opioid Crisis By Jason Lemons - Prolegis Director of Public Policy Feb 11, 2021 About a 15 minute read - 76 links

A briefing on the opioid crisis and its evolution, the policy response to the epidemic, and summaries of legislation to address the crisis,

State Innovation Waivers: Background and Legislation By Charlene Burns - Prolegis Research Assistant Feb 9, 2021 About a 8 minute read - 35 links

A briefing providing background information on Section 1332 waivers, the policy guidance provided by various administrations, and relevant legislation.

Health Inequity: Background, Issues, and Legislation By Jason Lemons - Prolegis Director of Public Policy Feb 9, 2021 About a 9 minute read - 38 links

A briefing on health inequity in the U.S. and its causes, as well as summaries of related legislation, including: H.R.6142 (116th), the Black Maternal Health Momnibus Act; S.289 (116th), the Rural Physician Workforce Production Act; and, S.3103 (116th), the Rural Hospital Closure Relief Act.

Mexico City Policy: Background and Legislation By Charlene Burns - Prolegis Research Assistant Jan 28, 2021 About a 5 minute read - 27 links

A briefing providing background information on the Mexico City policy and summaries of proposed legislation relating to the policy.

Telehealth Policy in the Wake of the Coronavirus By Jason Lemons - Prolegis Policy Analyst Jan 20, 2021 About a 12 minute read - 52 links

This briefing will include an overview of the increased adoption of telehealth services during the coronavirus pandemic, recent federal policy relating to telehealth services, and a rundown of proposed legislation relating to telehealth policy

President-Elect Biden's Health Care Proposal: Background and Overview By Charlene Burns - Prolegis Research Assistant Jan 11, 2021 About a 12 minute read - 67 links

A briefing that provides background information on Biden’s health care agenda, an outline of his plan, and an overview of Congressional perspectives and relevant legislation.

Surprise Medical Billing By Jason Lemons - Prolegis Policy Analyst Dec 15, 2020 About a 14 minute read - 54 links

A briefing providing an overview of surprise medical billing, relevant law and policy, and a section-by-section summary of the discussion draft of the amended No Surprises Act, including a U.S.C redline analysis preview.

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A briefing on gene therapies and the policy challenges that need to be addressed moving forward, as well as background on recent regulatory actions and relevant legislation, including: CMS’s Proposed Rule on Value-Based Purchasing Arrangements, S. 4199, the Prescription Drug Pricing Reduction Act; H.R. 19, the Lower Costs, More Cures Act, and H.R. 5882, GENE Therapy Payment Act.