The CARES Act includes more than $2 trillion to help individuals, businesses and nonprofits affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The House is expected to vote on the bill this week.
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29 Patient Organizations Urge Lawmakers to Take Bold, Immediate Action to Protect Those Most Vulnerable to COVID-19
Patient and health advocacy groups representing millions of Americans with pre-existing conditions are applauding the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to hear arguments in the case of Texas v. United States this term. The case is the latest court challenge to the health care law known as the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
Today the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia ruled unanimously that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) should not have approved work requirements and other barriers to eligibility for Medicaid as part of a request from the state of Arkansas.
Washington, D.C.—This week the House Education and Labor and Ways and Means Committees are set to mark-up legislation that would exempt patients from having to pay surprise medical bills in most circumstances.
The administration released its FY21 budget today which contains significant cuts to health care programs. If implemented, the cuts could leave millions more Americans uninsured and unable to access comprehensive health coverage and stall medical research essential to preventing, detecting and treating cancer.
The House of Representatives cast a vote of disapproval of guidance that would fundamentally alter the Medicaid program.