Health Policy Update

The Health Policy Update is a bi-weekly newsletter from McKesson for specialty community providers with legislative updates and resources to help community providers advocate for their practices and patients.


Health Policy Update – February 8, 2022 (PDF, 122 KB)

  • Congress Looking at Another Stopgap Funding Bill, Build Back Better Legislation Remains Stalled, Concerns Raised with Califf’s Nomination
  • Telehealth Extension Bill Introduced in Senate, The Network Joins Stakeholders in Urging Congress to Take Action on Telehealth Flexibility
  • Biden Administration Relaunches Cancer Moonshot
  • More Manufacturers Limit 340B Drugs Through Contract Pharmacies, Safety Net Hospitals Cry Foul

Health Policy Update – January 25, 2022 (PDF, 130 KB)

  • Senate HELP Committee Advances Biden’s FDA Commissioner Nominee
  • Stakeholders Call for Permanent Telehealth Flexibilities as HHS Extends Public Health Emergency
  • CMS Proposes Restricting Medicare Coverage for Aduhelm to Clinical Trial Participants
  • Top CMS Officials Outline 2022 Strategic Direction for Medicare
  • MedPAC Addresses Physician Payment and MA Growth at January Meetings
  • American Cancer Society Report: Cancer Death Rate on Decline
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