02.02.21

FAH Presses for $32B in Provider Assistance in Next COVID-19 Relief Package

Source: FierceHealthcare

The Federation of American Hospitals (FAH) wants the next COVID-19 relief package to infuse an additional $32 billion in the provider relief fund and extend a moratorium on Medicare payment sequester cuts, according to a FierceHealthcare report.

The hospital group’s letter (PDF), sent Monday to President Joe Biden and congressional leaders, comes as talks on a new package are heating up. A group of 10 Republican senators released Sunday their own proposal for Biden to consider and the president has proposed his own $1.9 trillion plan.

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