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FDA MEDWATCH ALERTS

December 18, 2014

0.9 Percent Sodium Chloride Injection USP in 100 mL MINI-BAG PLUS Container by Baxter: Recall - Particulate Matter

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FDA MedWatch Recall - Particulate Matter

November 21, 2014

FDA MedWatch - Respironics California, Esprit V1000 and V200 Ventilators: Class I Recall - Power Failure May Occur

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FDA MedWatch Respironics California Esprit V1000 and V200 Ventilators Class I Recall

November 21, 2014

FDA MedWatch - Highly Concentrated Potassium Chloride Injection, 10 mEq per 100 mL by Baxter: Recall - Mislabeled

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Highly Concentrated Potassium Chloride Injection 10 mEq per 100 mL by Baxter Recall Mislabeled

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House Votes Again to Repeal PPACA

Friday, May 17, 2013

On Thursday, May 16, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 45, a bill "to repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and health care-related provisions in the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010," by a vote of 229-195. The vote, similar to previous repeal votes, fell largely along party lines. All Republicans voted in support of repeal with two Democrats, Rep. Mike McIntyre (D-NC) and Rep. Jim Matheson (D-UT), joining in support. The legislation would repeal PPACA outright. It did not offer a replacement reform.

To effectuate repeal, H.R. 45 would have to be accepted for consideration by the U.S. Senate and pass the Senate. To date, Senate Democrat Leaders have expressed no interest in considering repeal legislation.

Review the bill.

Review the vote.

Read the Speaker’s comments on the vote.

Read the Senate Majority Leader’s comments about repealing PPACA.

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