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  • [Archived] IN11297|Temporary Federal Medical Assistance Percentage (FMAP) Increase for Title IV-E Foster Care and Permanency Payments (CRS)

    1/9/23
  • [Archived] IN11991|FY2023 NDAA: TRICARE for Reservists (CRS)

    1/12/23
  • [Archived] IN12087|Advance Appropriations for the Indian Health Service (IHS) (CRS)

    2/3/23
  • Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health (ARPA-H): Overview and Selected Issues (CRS)

    05/23/23
  • Amgen v. Sanofi: Supreme Court Holds Patents Claiming Antibody Genus Invalid as Not Enabled (CRS)

    06/01/23
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Funding Overview (CRS)

    03/28/23
  • Closed, Converted, Merged, and New Hospitals with Medicare Rural Designations: January 2018-November 2022 (CRS)

    04/26/23
  • Comparison of Proposed Legislation Concerning Fentanyl-Related Substances (CRS)

    05/24/23
  • Compensation for COVID-19 Vaccine Injuries (CRS)

    3/31/2023
  • Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs Funding for FY2023 (CRS)

    1/12/23
  • Connecting Older Adults and Individuals with Disabilities to Health Services: Resources for Congressional Offices (CRS)

    05/03/23
  • COVID-Related Travel Restrictions on Arriving Vaccinated and Unvaccinated Foreign Nationals with Valid Documents (CRS)

    2/8/23
  • Defense Health Primer: Selected Contraceptive Services (CRS)

    2/17/2023
  • Defense Health Primer: TRICARE Comprehensive Autism Care Demonstration (CRS)

    3/14/2023
  • Department of Health and Human Services: FY2024 Budget Request (CRS)

    6/29/23
  • Effects of Terminating the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) PHE and NEA Declarations (CRS)

    2/14/23
  • FDA Regulation of Medical Devices (CRS)

    1/4/23
  • Federal Requirements on Private Health Insurance Plans (CRS)

    03/09/23
  • Federal Support for Reproductive Health Services: Frequently Asked Questions (CRS)

    4/14/23
  • FEMA Funeral Assistance for COVID-19 (CRS)

    03/24/23
  • Finding Medicare Fee-For-Service (FFS) Payment System Rules: Schedules and Resources (CRS)

    6/28/23
  • FY2024 NDAA: TRICARE Coverage of Gender Affirming Care (CRS)

    7/20/23
  • Health Care Provisions of the Budget Reconciliation Measure P.L. 117-169 (CRS)

    1/24/23
  • Health Care-Related Expiring Provisions of the 118th Congress, First Session (CRS)

    6/22/23
  • Health Insurance Premium Tax Credit and Cost-Sharing Reductions (CRS)

    1/17/23
  • HIV/AIDS in the Military (CRS)

    3/21/2023
  • Honoring Our PACT Act of 2022 (P.L. 117-168): Expansion of Health Care Eligibility and Toxic Exposure Screenings (CRS)

    05/02/23
  • Immigration Options and Professional Requirements for Foreign Health Care Workers (CRS)

    4/28/23
  • Implementation of the Medicare Drug Price Negotiation Program: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Guidance and Legal Considerations (CRS)

    05/16/23
  • Insulin Coverage Under Private Health Insurance and Medicare Part D: In Brief (CRS)

    2/6/23
  • Listed Chemicals and Federal Regulation of Controlled Substance Precursors (CRS)

    1/19/23
  • Medicaid Primer (CRS)

    4/20/23
  • Medicaid: An Overview (CRS)

    2/8/23
  • Medical Product Regulation: Drugs, Biologics, and Devices (CRS)

    05/26/23
  • Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder (CRS)

    3/16/2023
  • Medications for Opioid Use Disorder (CRS)

    4/14/23
  • Medigap: Background and Statistics (CRS)

    05/12/23
  • Mental Health Parity and Coverage in Private Health Insurance: Federal Requirements (CRS)

    2/1/23
  • National Institutes of Health (NIH) Funding: FY1996-FY2023 (CRS)

    3/8/2023
  • National Institutes of Health (NIH) Funding: FY1996-FY2024 (CRS)

    05/17/23
  • National Institutes of Health (NIH) Provisions Expiring in 2023 (CRS)

    06/08/23
  • Older Americans Act: COVID-19 Response (CRS)

    6/22/23
  • Older Americans Month Speech Resources: Fact Sheet (CRS)

    4/28/23
  • Opioid Block Grants (CRS)

    2/10/23
  • Overview of Health Insurance Exchanges (CRS)

    3/17/2023
  • Overview of the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA) and Emergency Abortion Services (CRS)

    3/21/2023
  • Pregnancy and Labor: An Overview of Federal Laws Protecting Pregnant Workers (CRS)

    7/3/23
  • Private Health Insurance: A Primer (CRS)

    04/18/2023
  • Public Health Funding and the Fiscal Responsibility Act of 2023 (CRS)

    7/31/23
  • Regulating Reproductive Health Services After Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization (CRS)

    4/17/2023
  • Selected Issues in Pharmaceutical Drug Pricing (CRS)

    03/01/23
  • State Laws Restricting or Prohibiting Abortion (CRS)

    3/22/23
  • Status of FY2023 Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations: In Brief (CRS)

    4/27/23
  • The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) (CRS)

    2/2/23
  • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) (CRS)

    3/27/2023
  • The Controlled Substances Act (CSA): A Legal Overview for the 118th Congress (CRS)

    1/19/23
  • The Dietary Guidelines for Americans: Development, Implementation, and Considerations for Congress (CRS)

    03/28/23
  • The Federal Patient-Provider Dispute Resolution Process (CRS)

    03/01/23
  • The Federal Role in Addressing the Adderall Drug Shortage (CRS)

    05/04/23
  • The Federal Status of Marijuana and the Expanding Policy Gap with States (CRS)

    03/06/23
  • The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) (CRS)

    03/17/23
  • The Strategic National Stockpile: Overview and Issues for Congress (CRS)

    1/25/23
  • Title X Family Planning Program (CRS)

    06/08/23
  • TRICARE’s Next Generation Contracts: T-5 (CRS)

    4/21/23
  • U.S. Global Health Funding: FY2020-FY2023 Appropriations (CRS)

    1/4/23
  • U.S. Health Care Coverage and Spending (CRS)

    2/6/23
  • USDA’s February 2023 Proposed Rule to Update Nutrition Standards for School Meals (CRS)

    04/25/2023
  • Wildfire Smoke and Air Quality (CRS)

    7/7/23
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