|What Caught Our Eye (WCOE), March 31, 2017
What Caught Our Eye is our week-in-review blog series, where we recap the cancer policy articles, studies, and stories that caught our attention.
Affordable Care Act
NEW: My column on what should come next.
Here's the bipartisan path forward on health care: Andy Slavitt https://t.co/PbKNxalA4P
— Andy Slavitt (@ASlavitt) March 26, 2017
Andy Slavitt, former acting director of CMS, argues that the failure of Trumpcare last week presents the opportunity to end the divisiveness that hampered the Obamacare era and move forward in a bipartisan direction that focuses not on destructive rhetoric, but squarely on reducing premiums and expanding access for all Americans.
House Republican leaders and the White House have restarted negotiations on legislation to repeal the ACA https://t.co/CqLulBxXPL
— The New York Times (@nytimes) March 28, 2017
But efforts to revive the legislation in the House could take weeks, lawmakers conceded, as Congress moves forward with a full plate of other time-consuming issues. And the renewed push did not meet with much enthusiasm from Senate Republicans, who said they had other priorities at the moment.”
Coping with Cancer
— National Cancer Inst (@theNCI) March 29, 2017
The Haves and Have-Nots of Cancer Care https://t.co/BXUbF5z7Cb
— NYTimes Well (@nytimeswell) March 30, 2017
— STAT (@statnews) March 29, 2017
— Duke SciPol.org (@DukeSciPol) March 28, 2017
— Los Angeles Times (@latimes) January 23, 2017
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