Jun 26, 2007
The Employee Free Choice Act \(S. 1041/ H.R. 800\) the ")card check") bill - failed in the Senate today. During a procedural vote to determine whether the bill itself would be brought up for consideration, supporters failed to attract the necessary 60 ")yeas,") instead garnering only 51.
Jun 14, 2007
The Internal Revenue Service today released the long-promised draft revision of IRS Form 990.
May 25, 2007
The Iraq-Afghanistan supplemental spending bill was passed last night by the House and Senate.
May 23, 2007
Congressional and White House negotiators reportedly struck a deal last night on the supplemental appropriations bill for the war efforts in Iraq and Afghanistan.
May 4, 2007
Yesterday we sent you an AHA Advocacy Action Alert on a letter that Sens. Salazar \(D-CO\) and Pat Roberts \(R-KS\) are asking their colleagues to sign opposing two provisions in the fiscal year \(FY\) 2008 Medicare inpatient prospective payment system proposed rule.
May 2, 2007
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services \(CMS\) yesterday released the rate year \(RY\) 2008 final rule for the long-term care hospital \(LTCH\) prospective payment system \(PPS\).
Apr 20, 2007
President Bush's proposed fiscal year 2008 budget proposes major reductions to the Medicare and Medicaid programs. Released this morning, the budget includes more than 0 billion in Medicare cuts to hospital services alone, including cuts to the inpatient and outpatient updates, rehabilitation…