Biden Executive Order Aims to Expand Access to Long-Term Care at Home

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President Joseph R. Biden signed an executive order in the Rose Garden on Tuesday, April 18, issuing over 50 directives to almost every Cabinet-level agency to expand access to long-term care and child care. (See White House fact sheet accompanying the executive order.) “The actions we are taking today are about dignity, security, working families, […]

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Biden Orders Review of Trump Admin Public Charge Rule

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President Biden announced on Tueday, February 2, an executive order directing federal agencies to review the previous administration’s immigration policies, including the public charge rule, which was initially proposed by the Trump administration in September 2018 and finalized it August of 2019. Under the public charge rule the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) expanded what criteria it considered to be a […]

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Biden Orders Review of Trump admin Public Charge Rule

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President Biden announced on Tueday, February 2, an executive order directing federal agencies to review the previous administration’s immigration policies, including the public charge rule, which was initially proposed by the Trump administration in September 2018 and finalized it August of 2019. Under the public charge rule the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) expanded what criteria it considered to […]

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Executive Order Provides Limited Detail but Presages Policies to Advance Medicare Advantage, Other Changes

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On October 3, President Donald Trump signed an Executive Order (EO) on “Protecting and Improving Medicare for Our Nation’s Seniors” expressing disapproval of efforts by some in Congress to encourage “Medicare for All” policies and, instead, to promote health initiatives endorsed by the Administration.  While the EO does not, of itself, directly change any existing […]

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3 Federal Departments Endorse Site-Neutral Payment, Lifting Regulations

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The Departments of Health and Human Services, Labor, and Treasury endorsed site-neutral payment and lifting three regulations that limit competition in health care in a new report issued on December 3, 2018. The report, Reforming America’s Healthcare System through Choice and Competition, is in response to an executive order from President Donald Trump calling for […]

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