There has been a period of relative calm in the healthcare policy world in the past week. One interesting bit of news – the Supreme Court is considering whether to review, on an expedited basis, an appeals-court ruling in the case challenging the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act – Texas v. Azar. (See “Courts.”) Also, see the “Administration” section for an interview with Seema Verma, the influential administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Finally, please check “Your Input Sought,” since comment periods are open on a number of issues – organ donation, the frequency of disability reviews, and a federal plan to support family caregivers. Read about these issues and more!

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Family Voices is a national organization and grassroots network of families and friends of children and youth with special health care needs and disabilities that promotes partnership with families—including those of cultural, linguistic and geographic diversity—in order to improve health care services and policies for children.

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