National Center for Family/Professional Partnerships News

Washington Update: Summary (7/11/18)

Greetings from Washington! Congress was out of session last week so it was a bit quieter than usual inside the beltway -- not counting the fireworks over the Washington Monument on the 4th of July. Things got louder on Monday night, though, when the president...

Washington Update: The Courts (7/11/18)

Supreme Court Nomination On Monday the president announced his nominee for the Supreme Court vacancy to be left by the retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy – Brett Kavanaugh. Mr. Kavanaugh is currently a federal judge for the District of Columbia Court of Appeals,...

Washington Update: Congress (7/11/18)

Congress was on recess last week, but here is some news from the week before: Palliative Care Bill Approved by House Subcommittee On June 27 the Health Subcommittee of the House Energy & Commerce Committee approved by voice vote the Palliative Care and Hospice...

Washington Update: TRICARE (7/11/2018)

Moving this Summer? Your TRICARE Options May Change (TRICARE Benefits Update, 6/27/18) Moving is a Qualifying Life Event (QLE). It doesn’t change your TRICARE eligibility, but it may change your TRICARE health plan options. Summer Travel: Getting Care While Overseas...

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