MAR 04, 2021
Relief From 2% Cut Not Included in COVID Package … Now What?
Despite significant lobbying by physicians and hospitals, Congress’ latest COVID-19 relief bill will not extend the current moratorium on the sequestration cuts through the COVID-19 public health emergency, primarily due to technical issues related to the budget process being used to pass the relief legislation. Preventing reinstatement of the 2% Medicare cut will now be a harder lift with less than a month to pass an extension of the current moratorium. The Academy needs your immediate help urging your federal legislators to support HR 315, the Medicare Sequester COVID Moratorium Act, before the March 31 deadline.