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Healthcare things to know about House bill


Becker’s Hospital Review reported on how the U.S. House spending bill could affect the healthcare business: Here are some things to know, says Becker’s:

1. “The package would prevent the federal government from shifting funds to the risk corridor program.”

2. Along with two other taxes, the Health Insurance Tax would be frozen for a year. ”

3. “The ‘Cadillac tax’ will be frozen for two years.”

4. “The medical device tax will also be put on hold for two years.” 

6. “The National Institutes for Health received a $2 billion budget boost. ”

8. “Planned Parenthood was not defunded.”

9. “The Independent Payment Advisory Board took a $15 million cut.”

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