from National FV: Congress is in recess until October 15. When they return, they must address FY 2020 appropriations, because the "continuing resolution" enacted last month expires on November 21. See Short-Term Funding Bill Keeps Government Open, Also Includes Sound Provision Reducing Federal and State Medicaid Drug Costs (Georgetown Center for Children and Families blog post, 10/3/19). There is still continued interest in addressing prescription drug prices and surprise medical billing. Those are both controversial issues, however, so it may be difficult to craft legislation that can get through Congress. More information about these issues can be found in the October 3 Update . With respect to surprise medical bills , the chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, Richard Neal (D-MA), has suggested that Congress enact a law requiring the administration to undertake a "negotiated rulemaking process." Under such a plan, the administration w
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