September 10, 2019
The final word on the ACA's fate is years away, legal analysts say. But it could get messy in the meantime
December 20, 2018 | FierceHealthcare
This feature article discusses the potential constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and how we could not know the final verdict for years to come. ML Strategies Vice President Rodney Whitlock, a veteran health care policy advisor in Washington, provides commentary in the piece.
December 19, 2018 | Washington Post
This Washington Post article discusses how a recent Texas judge’s decision finding the Affordable Care Act unconstitutional could impact Republicans in the House and Senate in the next Congress, as well as throughout the next election cycle. ML Strategies Vice President Rodney Whitlock, a veteran health care policy advisor, is quoted in the piece.
December 18, 2018 | Inside Health Policy
FDA Chair Bethany Hills and ML Strategies Senior Director Aaron Josephson are featured in this article discussing two recently-announced actions by the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) to encourage industry adoption of two accelerated review and development pathways for new devices. The FDA’s announcement centered upon a final guidance on the breakthrough devices pathway and recommendations for a new Safer Technologies Program (STeP).
December 17, 2018 | MedPage Today
This feature article looks at a recent federal court decision striking down the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The piece notes that while the decision will not immediately effect the ACA's implementation, there could be significant consequences down the road if the decision is ultimately upheld. ML Strategies Vice President Rodney Whitlock, a veteran health care policy advisor, is quoted in the piece.
December 12, 2018 | Medtech Insight
This feature story looks at a new revised bill focused on the Food & Drug Administration’s (FDA) regulation of diagnostics. The piece notes that the bill, currently being reviewed by members of Congress, would provide a great number of updates including the ability for FDA to leverage a pre-certification process to validate test developers. ML Strategies Senior Director Aaron Josephson is among the industry sources providing commentary in the piece.
December 10, 2018 | Roll Call
As health care costs continue to rise, this article looks at efforts being taken at the state and local levels targeting factors like housing, transportation, food and other nonmedical services as ways to overall improve the population's health while keeping medical costs down. ML Strategies Vice President Rodney Whitlock, a veteran health care policy advisor, is quoted in this article