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Appropriations: Battle Expected at Year’s End (Again), Despite Promises Otherwise
Episode 614th July 2023 • Complications: Health Policy Unraveled • McGuireWoods Consulting
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Here we go again. A year-end appropriations showdown is likely, despite promises earlier this year to have the process work on time for a change.

In ep. 6 of Complications: Health Policy Unraveled, host Stephanie Kennan discusses the current appropriations battles, the timing of appropriations, and the process. You’ll learn about the hurdles in Congress to come to a consensus, and why you shouldn’t expect appropriations to be finished before Congress leaves for August recess.

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Name: Stephanie Kennan 

Title: Senior Vice President, Federal Public Affairs at McGuireWoods Consulting

Specialty: Stephanie Kennan helps clients navigate the legislative and executive branches of the federal government to solve problems involving a variety of healthcare policy issues. Her work focuses on providers, medical device manufacturers, drug manufacturers and associations concerned about Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement.

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Episode Highlights

[00:38] Expected timeline for discussions about appropriations in Congress.

[01:28] Disagreements about appropriations.

[03:25] Year-end budget fight.

[03:55] The “real deadline.”


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