Good morning ... Vitals is back, and I wish we were coming back to better news. Hoping my Texas friends are safe and dry, and with power. If you're looking for ways to help, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott and city leaders say the American Red Cross is your best bet:, or 1-800-RED-CROSS. (You can make a $10 donation by texting HARVEY to 90999.)

Meantime, we've got a look at why a delay in Affordable Care Act taxes is considered a must-do by industry lobbying groups, and yet there's no clear path forward.

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.

Let me know what else is at the top of your post-Labor Day health care list: