Mar 30, 2022
As Congress and the Administration continue to discuss potential legislation that would provide additional resources to address the challenges caused by COVID-19, it is imperative that hospital and health system leaders contact their lawmakers and urge support for a number of priorities to…
Mar 1, 2022
Congress is back in Washington, D.C., and part of its focus will be passing a package that funds the federal government through October.
Feb 23, 2022
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Jan. 12 released a proposed rule for the Medicare Advantage program, which includes a request for information (RFI) on prior authorization for hospital transfers to post-acute care settings during a public health emergency.
Urge Your Senators to Cosponsor Bill That Would Make Important Changes to COVID-19 Provider Relief Fund
Feb 9, 2022
Please contact your senators today and urge them to cosponsor the Provider Relief Fund Improvement Act, bipartisan legislation that would allow hospitals and health systems to access quickly the remaining funds from the Provider Relief Fund (PRF) and give them more flexibility in how and when…
Jan 31, 2022
With both the delta and omicron variants exerting tremendous strain on our health care system, we are calling on Congress to include a number of key priorities to support hospitals and caregivers as part of a must-pass legislative package next month. Congress must pass legislation by Feb. 18 to…
Jan 21, 2022
With both the delta and omicron variants exerting tremendous strain on our health care system, we are calling on Congress to include a number of key priorities to support hospitals and caregivers as part of a must-pass legislative package next month.
Alert on House Dear Colleague Letter on Potentially Anticompetitive Conduct of Nurse-staffing Agencies
Jan 11, 2022
Please contact your representatives today and urge them to sign on to a “Dear Colleague” letter circulating in the House.
House Could Vote on Bill Tonight that would Provide Relief from Forthcoming Medicare Cuts to Hospitals and Physicians
Dec 7, 2021
A legislative package could be voted on in the House as soon as tonight that would stop upcoming Medicare cuts to hospitals, physicians and other providers that are scheduled to kick in early next year.
Dec 2, 2021
Congressional leaders today announced an agreement on a continuing resolution that would fund the government at current levels through Feb. 18. The House is expected to vote on the legislation today and the Senate is expected to take it up soon after as current funding for the government runs out…
Nov 29, 2021
Congress is back in Washington, D.C. this week with a number of major priorities to tackle before the end of the year. Congress could act as soon as this week on some of these year-end items so it is important that you weigh in now.