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CARES Act Allocates $1.5 Billion to Bureaucratic Dinosaur

One of the most egregious examples of wasteful spending in the CARES Act is $1.5 billion allocated to the Economic Development Administration.

CAGW Staff May 1, 2020
The WasteWatcher

Telehealth is Here to Stay

Continued use of telehealth is a likely result of COVID-19. 

Elizabeth Wright April 30, 2020
The WasteWatcher

Everyone's Hand Is Out When Money Is Handed Out

Loans generated from the coronavirus spending packages for small businesses loan and grant program have not gone as intended.

Deborah Collier April 30, 2020
The WasteWatcher

A Closed Economy is a Health Issue Too

A closed economy causes many healthcare problems and points to the need to reopening our country's businesses as soon as possible.

Elizabeth Wright April 28, 2020
The WasteWatcher

Republican Study Committee Offers Good Healthcare Ideas for Our Recovery

The RSC released a series of “letters,” entitled “A Conservative Framework for Recovery, Accountability, and Prosperity."

Elizabeth Wright April 27, 2020
Press

CAGW Supports the RSC’s “Conservative Framework for Recovery, Accountability, and Prosperity”

The RSC framework will play a vital role in determining how the government responds to the coronavirus crisis.

Alexandra Abrams April 27, 2020
Agency Comments

CCAGW Leads Coalition In Supports FCC's Proposed TVWS Rule

The proposed TVWS rule is a leap forward for those whose lives will be improved by this technology, and the coalition urges its adoption.

Peter Klensch April 27, 2020
The WasteWatcher

Union Opposes Rate-Setting to Solve Surprise Medical Billing

An issue that continues to bubble under the surface of the coronavirus pandemic is how to prevent surprise medical billing. 

Elizabeth Wright April 24, 2020
The WasteWatcher

Creativity in Fighting the Coronavirus Should Be Focus on World IP Day

April 26 is World IP Day and should be dedicated to celebrating the creativity in the fight against the coronavirus.

Deborah Collier April 24, 2020
The WasteWatcher

Heading on a New Path - The Beginning of Normalcy

CMS has released a guidance document for hospitals and other healthcare centers on how to resume providing elective and preventative care procedures.

Elizabeth Wright April 22, 2020
The WasteWatcher

The Elusive Denominator

News was made this weekend when Stanford University announced a study on the coronavirus that shows the infection rate is likely larger.

Elizabeth Wright April 20, 2020
The WasteWatcher

The Next Stimulus Bill Must Be Temporary and Targeted

As conversations continue on how to best help Americans in the next round of funding, Congress must remember to keep a temporary mindset that is focused on combatting COVID-19.

Peter Klensch April 17, 2020

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