January 6, 2021
Update (Jan. 13, 2021): To assist the healthcare industry in understanding the policies included in the massive spending bill, our Jan. 13 alert summarizes 15 key healthcare provisions included in H.R. 133.
Passed by Congress Dec. 21, 2020, and signed by President Donald Trump Dec. 27, 2020, the $1.4 trillion omnibus Consolidated Appropriations Act includes numerous provisions that directly impact Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries. To assist the healthcare industry in understanding the policies included in the provisions summarized below, this alert includes the House bill numbers introduced during the 116th Congress, which concluded at year’s end.
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