Calls to Action

Urge Congress to Protect Program Eligibility for 340B Hospitals During COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

Action Needed: Urge your U.S. senators and representatives to support bipartisan legislation that preserves program eligibility for certain 340B hospitals during the COVID-19 public health emergency.   To find your senators’ contact information:  www.senate.gov/senators/senators-contact.htm  To find your representatives’ contact information:  www.house.gov/representatives/find-your-representative  Timing: Call or email your representatives and senators by July 2.   Background: The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in a reduction in inpatient hospital admissions of low-income Medicare and Medicaid patients. This reduction has negatively affected some […]

Urge Congress to Reset the IMPACT Act, Use Relevant Data to Inform Post-Acute Care Payment Policy

Action Needed: Contact your congressional representative and ask them to cosponsor The Resetting the IMPACT Act (TRIA) of 2021, H.R. 2455. To find your representative’s contact information, visit www.house.gov/representatives/find. To cosponsor the bill your representative should contact the sponsors’ offices. In Rep. Terri Sewell’s (D-AL) office, they should email Earl Flood ([email protected]); in Rep. Vern […]

Urge Assembly Members to Oppose Legislation That Jeopardizes Access to Care With Increased Costs, Potential Staffing Shortages

Background: Staffing shortages may jeopardize access to careAB 650 would mandate unfair and inequitable extra pay for only some health care workers while excluding millions of other essential and health care workers throughout the state. The bill mandates extra pay to workers at private hospitals, clinics, physicians’ offices, surgery centers, and other providers but excludes […]