Advocacy Matters: Latest News From ASPS
July 24, 2015 The House approved H.R.6, the 21st Century Cures Act. ASPS supports this legislation, which will improve the discovery, development, and delivery of medicines and medical devices to patients.
Latest Legislation & Advocacy News
ACA Repeal Would Cost $353 Billion
- The Congressional Budget Office assessed the financial implications of repealing the Accordable Care Act and determined that repeal would increase the budget deficit by $353 billion over the next decade.
ASPS Successful in Reducing Negative Effects in Oregon Esthetician Scope of Practice Bill
- Oregon Governor Kate Brown recently signed into law a bill that will expand Esthetician scope of practice in the state. ASPS was successful in limiting the bill’s original ambition.
UPDATE: IPAB Repeal Passes the House
- The House approved the repeal of IPAB by a vote of 244-154. ASPS strongly supports this bill, as IPAB has the ability to threaten provider reimbursements without ensuring that Medicare beneficiaries receive quality care from skilled providers.