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June 25, 2017

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The Week That Was: Crises in Communications

You know the phrase, everything old is new again? That’s kind of how The Week That Was team felt this week, as we saw more healthcare reform news, more drug pricing news, more talk of tapes and more Uber news....

June 30, 2015

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Beltway Buzz: June 2015

Who said summer was a time for relaxation? Between the highly anticipated SCOTUS decision and things shaking up in the pharma world, DC is full steam ahead.   The King Of All Decisions: In a long-awaited King vs. Burwell decision,...

February 26, 2015

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Beltway Buzz: February 2015

Measles Drama Continues: Tired of reading vaccine arguments on Facebook? You’re not alone!President Obama addressed ‘indisputable’ science behind the success of vaccines. Now Congress is on the trail, too. More than 90 bipartisan Members of Congress are trying to set...

February 18, 2015

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Beltway Buzz: January 2015

Election Countdown Is On: Get pumped. There are officially 19 days until we pull the ballot levers and 30 days until Nov.15, which marks the first day of open enrollment for 2015 insurance coverage. Talk About Overachievers: After an exhaustive...

November 17, 2014

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Categories: Communications, Health Policy and Access, Healthcare

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The Impact of ACA On Healthcare Communications

With the advent of ACA, our healthcare system is starting one of the greatest investments in patient engagement. How is this affecting the way healthcare companies communicate with patients and other stakeholders? And how does this affect our job as...

September 11, 2014

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The Beltway Buzz: September 2014

Back To Business (Sorta): Summer is over and Congress may be back in session, but the legislative schedule will be light due to the looming November elections. Congressional leaders are aiming to return to their districts by September 23rd to...

July 15, 2014

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Beltway Buzz: July 2014

What Your Clients Need to Know: PBS NewsHour recently aired a segment on how “pay for delay” deals between pharmaceutical companies limit consumer choice and harm patients. What do you think? Check out the video and transcript here. Old McDonald...

June 16, 2014

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Beltway Buzz: June 2014

What Your Clients Need To Know: BIG news for physicians and teaching hospitals. In the name of transparency, the Physician Payments Sunshine Act now requires reporting of transactions of value between product manufacturers monitored by the FDA and health care...

May 20, 2014

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Beltway Buzz: May 2014

The Beltway Buzz is CCA-DC’s monthly recap of healthcare related happenings in the District. Finally, Cool Celebrity Sightings in DC: President Obama was a hoot during the recent White House Correspondents dinner, skewering the media, Republicans and even his own...

March 13, 2014

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Beltway Buzz: the Affordable Care Act (ACA) February – March

The Beltway Buzz is CCA-DC’s monthly recap of healthcare related happenings in the District. This month, CCC DC’s Beltway Buzz takes us through the most current events on the Affordable Healthcare Act: February Happenings: Omnibus: (Adj.) providing for many things...