May 7, 2021
Please contact your representatives today and ask them to sign onto a House Dear Colleague letter to Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Xavier Becerra urging HHS to take a number of actions related to the COVID-19 Provider Relief Fund (PRF).
Mar 23, 2021
Sens. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., and Susan Collins, R-Maine, last week introduced the Medicare Sequester Relief Act (S. 748), bipartisan legislation that would prevent the 2% across-the-board cut to all Medicare payments, known as sequestration, from taking effect during the COVID-19 public health…
Mar 16, 2021
Alert urging member action to secure congressional support for extending the Medicare sequestration moratorium past April 1.
Mar 9, 2021
After Congress this week wraps up its $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief legislation, it could consider a health care legislative package before the Easter congressional recess that is slated to begin March 26. This health care package, which would not be subject to reconciliation and would need 60…
Mar 2, 2021
The House of Representatives Feb. 27 approved the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, legislation to provide reconciliation protection for a roughly $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package.
Feb 23, 2021
Congress is back in Washington, D.C., and its top focus will be passing President Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief legislation.
Feb 9, 2021
The House and Senate Feb. 5 passed a concurrent budget resolution giving Congress the option to use reconciliation – a fast-track procedure to pass the president’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package with a simple majority in the Senate. Priorities include more funding for vaccines and Provider…
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.