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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 CassidyOvernight Health Care: Johnson & Johnson vaccine safe, effective in FDA analysis | 3-4 million doses coming next week | White House to send out 25 million masks Koch-backed group launches ads urging lawmakers to reject COVID-19 relief bill Biden health nominee faces first Senate test 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.


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.


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.


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 WarrenMinimum wage setback revives progressive calls to nix Senate filibuster Democratic strategists start women-run media consulting firm Becerra says he wants to 'build on' ObamaCare when pressed on Medicare for All MORE (D-Mass.), and Ed Rogers, who was deputy assistant to former President George H.W. Bush, will work on the account.


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 Amanda Adkins wins GOP primary to challenge Rep. Sharice Davids Sharice Davids to vote for Trump impeachment articles: 'The facts are uncontested' 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.