Health policy issues are high on the agenda of the new Congress. The stated priorities for Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and the new House majority include reducing drug prices, defending the Affordable Care Act (ACA), addressing the opioid abuse crisis and investigating the pharmaceutical industry. There is potential for at least some bipartisan cooperation on each of these priorities, which means that stakeholders in the healthcare industry should be prepared for legislative and regulatory opportunities and challenges.
Our key insights into each of these high-priority health policy issues are as follows.
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