March 6, 2017

Weekly review: Trump set out 5 principles for health reform—but here's what he didn't say

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    A GOP ACA replacement draft bill leaked. Here's what we know. (Feb. 27)
    A draft Republican bill to replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) leaked to Politico on Friday would transition Medicaid to a per-capita allotment model, replace the ACA's income-based premium subsidies with age-based tax credits, and eliminate the law's individual mandate.

    The 12 most dangerous superbugs, according to WHO (Feb. 28)
    The World Health Organization for the first time last week identified antibiotic-resistant "priority pathogens" in hopes of spurring researchers and drugmakers to respond to the potentially lethal threats.

    Trump set out 5 principles for health reform—but here's what he didn't say (March 1)
    In his first-ever address to a joint session of Congress, President Trump on Tuesday night voiced support for some proposals that have wide support within the GOP—such as expanding health care savings accounts—but also more contentious proposals that have divided Republican lawmakers.

    3 things to do when your boss tells you 'No' (March 2)
    When your boss says "no" to a request—for resources, budget increases, additional staff—it can feel like a personal rejection. But there are three ways you can turn a denial into a step forward, Scott Sonenshein writes in Harvard Business Review.

    The health care industry's 'Top 25 Women,' according to Modern Healthcare (March 3)
    Modern Healthcare last week released its seventh biennial list of the "Top 25 Women in Healthcare," recognizing top female leaders in a variety of health care sectors.

    Lawmakers searched Capitol Hill for a 'secret' ACA replacement draft. Then bill details leaked. (March 3)
    On Thursday, amid reports that a new draft ACA replacement bill was available in a secret room open only to GOP members of a key House committee, Republican Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) and several Democratic lawmakers set out to hunt for it, to no avail. But on Friday, Politico published details on what it called "the latest" draft version.

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