Washington Healthcare Report – January 2019

January 4, 2019

As Democrats take over the House of Representatives for the first time since 2011, 2019 promises to
change Congressional focus and priorities. The second half of 2018 saw relatively little in the way of
healthcare legislation outside of the passage of new opioid legislation, the SUPPORT for Patients and
Communities Act. Congress funded HHS through the appropriations process by the end of September,
and with no other must-pass healthcare legislation in December, the lame duck session passed with no
healthcare legislation.

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14th Annual Healthcare Conference

October 29, 2018

FINAL UPDATED AGENDA: Marwood’s 14th Annual Healthcare Conference

Thursday, November 29, 2018 – The Mayflower Hotel – 1127 Connecticut Avenue, Northwest – Washington, DC 20036

On Thursday, November 29, Marwood will host senior healthcare policy makers, executives, and thought-leaders at its 14th Annual Healthcare Conference in Washington, DC. Speakers will share perspectives on current healthcare trends impacting the sector and provide a comprehensive outlook on healthcare policy at the federal and state levels. This is our premier event of the year, so plan to join us following the midterm elections.

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A Beautiful Bind: Pricing strategy in a stable duopoly for medical devices sold to hospitals

September 21, 2018

Pricing in healthcare is far more complex than in many other sectors because of the variety of stakeholders involved in the purchasing/ selection process of a particular good or service, the varying levels of information they have about the prices and qualities of alternative options, and their incentives (or lack thereof) to make optimal price/ quality trade-offs in their selections.

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