Capitol Reflections

A weekly recap of LeadingAge advocacy activities in the nation's capital.

  1. Capitol Reflections - Week of April 17, 2017

    MACPAC Announces April Agenda   The Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission (MACPAC) is holding a public meeting later this week, April 20-21. The agenda includes sessions on Medicaid ...

  2. Capitol Reflections - Week of April 10, 2017

    More Action Needed Since last Friday, members of ...

  3. Capitol Reflections - Week of April 3, 2017

    MedPAC Announces April Agenda The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) is holding a public meeting later this week, April 6-7. The agenda includes sessions on drug payment policy, premium support, and regional variation ...

  4. Capitol Reflections - Week of March 27, 2017

    Six months into fiscal year (FY) 2017, it is possible that the appropriations bill funding HUD programs could be enacted before April 28. The current Continuing Resolution (CR) is funding federal programs at fiscal year 2016 levels; this CR expires on April 28. In meetings with Hill staff over the past week, there seems to be ...

  5. Capitol Reflections - Week of March 20, 2017

    LeadingAge Lobbies on Capitol Hill Today, almost 400 LeadingAge members will visit 300 members of Congress as part of LeadingAge’s 2017 PEAK Summit Lobby Day. The timing couldn’t be better. The House of Representatives is expected to vote to repeal the Affordable Care Act on Thursday. Of particular concern ...