Good morning ... There's nothing easy about putting together a simple Affordable Care Act stabilization bill, as Sens. Lamar Alexander and Patty Murray are about to find out. And it looks like there's a pay boost in the works for medical equipment suppliers.

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What we're watching this week: Govs. John Kasich and John Hickenlooper release ACA stabilization plan. Expected late in the week.

What we're watching next week: Senate HELP Committee hearings on bipartisan ACA stabilization bill, Sept. 6 and 7; markup of Senate funding bill for HHS, dates TBD.

What we're watching in September: Senate Finance Committee hearing on CHIP reauthorization. Also, Healthcare Security Forum, sponsored by the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, Sept. 11-13.

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