Over night, as the Wall Street Journal reports, Congress approved a two year budget deal (October 1, 2017, to September 30, 2019) and extended the continuing resolution funding the federal government though March 23. The Senate leadership struck the bipartisan deal in which the House Republican leadership and the President joined.
This means no more government shutdown nonsense at least through the mid-term elections. Of course, there will be other issues for legislative combat.
Becker’s Hospital Review lists the five takeaways from the budget deal for healthcare leaders here.