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CORONAVIRUS RELIEF

New Orleans-based Ochsner Health System hired The Picard Group to work on coronavirus relief and Medicaid financing and supplemental payment issues. Hunter Hall, former regional director to Sen. Bill CassidyBill CassidyWhite House digs in as infrastructure talks stall Portman: Republicans are 'absolutely' committed to bipartisan infrastructure bill Centrists gain foothold in infrastructure talks; cyber attacks at center of Biden-Putin meeting MORE (R-La.), will work on the account.

Hims Inc., a telemedicine company, hired Horizon Government Affairs to work on issues related to at-home testing of COVID-19. Joel White, former staff director for Republicans on the House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee, will work on the account.

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3Oe Scientific, a health care medical device manufacturing company, hired Hall, Render, Killian, Heath & Lyman, P.C., to secure federal approval for a medical device that could reduce the spread of the coronavirus and other infectious diseases. John Williams, former press secretary to ex-Rep. Dan Burton (R-Ind.), will work on the account.


TRANSPORTATION

Louisiana’s Lake Charles Regional Airport hired The Picard Group to work on surprise medical billing for air ambulance services. Hall will also work on the account.


HEALTH CARE

Clinical stage biopharmaceutical company Altimmune hired BGR Government Affairs to work on regulation and legislation that could impact the life sciences community. Remy Brim, former senior health policy adviser to Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenSchumer vows to advance two-pronged infrastructure plan next month Overnight Health Care: CDC panel meets on vaccines and heart inflammation | Health officials emphasize vaccine is safe | Judge rules Missouri doesn't have to implement Medicaid expansion Democrats urge Biden to extend moratorium on student loan payments MORE (D-Mass.), and Ed Rogers, who was deputy assistant to former President George H.W. Bush, will work on the account.


TECHNOLOGY

Wellspring Worldwide, a software company that commercializes academic research for government, business and academia, hired Capitol Counsel to work on federal government contracting and private business development issues. Joseph Eannello, former legislative director to ex-Rep. Kevin YoderKevin Wayne YoderBottom line Bottom line Amanda Adkins wins GOP primary to challenge Rep. Sharice Davids MORE (R-Kan.), will work on the account.

ProLift Doors Franchise, a garage door installation and repair company, hired The Vogel Group to work on issues related to marketing consumer products online. Alex Vogel, former chief counsel to ex-Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist (R-Tenn.), will work on the account.