Action Alert

Dec 8, 2020
As Congress continues to negotiate a year-end spending package and more COVID-19 relief, we’re continuing to keep you updated on the latest issues. This is our third Action Alert related to the lame-duck session, and information and resources related to our priority issues are included below.
Nov 30, 2020
Congress is back in Washington, D.C., and sprinting to the finish line to complete its end-of-the-year work during the “lame-duck” session. Funding for the federal government, as well as other key health care provisions, are set to expire Dec. 11.
Nov 18, 2020
This document requests action to spur Congress to fully reinstate June reporting requirements for the COVID-19 Provider Relief Fund during its ‘lame-duck session.’
Nov 10, 2020
Congress is back in Washington, D.C., for its “lame-duck” session, in which lawmakers will take up pressing, end-of-year business. Funding for the federal government, as well as other key health care provisions, are set to expire Dec. 11. It is imperative that we work to ensure that hospitals and…
Oct 26, 2020
The Medicaid Disproportionate Share Hospital (DSH) program provides financial assistance to hospitals serving a disproportionate number of low-income patients and thereby ensures that Medicaid and uninsured patients have access to health care services.
Oct 26, 2020
Please contact your representatives today and ask them to sign onto a bipartisan “Dear Colleague” letter to Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar expressing concern about recent efforts by Kalderos to transition the 340B Drug Pricing Program from one of up-front discounts to…
Oct 22, 2020
Please contact your representatives today and ask them to sign onto a bipartisan “Dear Colleague” letter to Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar expressing concern about recent efforts by Kalderos to transition the 340B Drug Pricing Program from one of up-front discounts to…
Oct 21, 2020
In a letter to congressional leaders today, the AHA, American Medical Association, American Health Care Association, and National Association for Home Care & Hospice said, “Without future sequestration relief, America’s health care safety net could be at further risk of collapse.
Oct 13, 2020
Please contact your representatives today and ask them sign on to a “Dear Colleague” letter to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) urging it to reinstate the COVID-19 Provider Relief Fund (PRF) reporting requirements outlined in HHS’ June 19 FAQ that defined both expenses and lost…
Oct 6, 2020
Please contact your Republican senators today and ask them sign on to a “Dear Colleague” letter to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) expressing concerns that a Sept. 19 change in HHS’ COVID-19 Provider Relief Fund (PRF) reporting requirements will create uncertainty and financial…