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On March 27, the White House released the National Action Plan for Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria, which is a comprehensive plan that identifies critical actions to be taken by key federal departments and agencies to combat the rise of an

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This week, both the House of Representatives and the Senate passed their budget proposals.  As noted in last week’s NCSD Federal Policy Update,  both of these bills maintain sequestration for FY2016, repeal the Affordable Care Act, and increase defense spending through the use o

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This week, both the House of Representatives and the Senate released their budget frameworks.   Both budget plans fully repeal the Affordable Care Act, call for cuts to Medicaid as we

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As you hopefully saw in our email to all members on Monday, President Obama released his fiscal year (FY) 2016 budget proposal on Monday.

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President Obama released his fiscal year (FY) 2016 Budget Proposal earlier today.  The release of the President's Budget begins the fiscal year 2016 budget and appropriations process.  While the budget request does not alter federal funding (as Congress determines the federal budget and appropriations), it does show th

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President Obama is scheduled to release his fiscal year (FY) 2016 Budget Proposal on Monday.  The release of the President's Budget will begin the fiscal year 2016 budget and appropriations process.  While the budget request does not alter federal funding (as Congress determines the federal budget and appropriations), it does show the priorities of the Administration and serves as a s

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Earlier this fall, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a Draft Framework for Oversight of Laboratory Developed Tests (LDTs) which, if enacted as currently written, will have significant and adverse impacts on access to extragenital sexually transmitte

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Earlier this week, the fiscal year (FY) 2015 funding bill, the Consolidated and Continuing Appropriations Act of 2015, and accompanying  report language was made public.  As sta

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As noted in past NCSD Federal Policy Updates, the federal government is currently operating under a Continuing Resolution (CR) that expires on December 11.

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With Election Day behind us, work with continue in earnest to prepare for the Lame Duck session of Congress, which needs to, among other things, pass fiscal year (FY) 2015 funding.  This current Continuing Resolution (CR) expires on December 11, so Congress will either need to pass another CR or a full year funding bill by then.

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Highlighted Resources

NCSD is proud to announce the release of its 2013 STD and HIV Legislative Highlights and Analysis.

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Insurance reimbursement from patients, including those newly covered through recent changes in the health car

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The National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD) in partnership with the American Sexually Transmitted Disease Association (ASTDA) hosted a webinar: Point of Care Testing-Where Are We Going?  

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