Congress Narrowly Avoids Shutdown, But Some Health Policies Still In Limbo

By Bridget Early, Dorothy Mills-Gregg, Jessica Karins, Michelle M. Stein / September 30, 2023 at 9:22 PM
Updated Story A number of health programs and policies, including SUPPORT Act policies, maternal health programs and children’s hospital graduate medical education funding, appear set to expire Oct. 1 despite Congress’ move to narrowly avert a federal government shutdown, as the agreed-on continuing resolution contained only a handful of the so-called extender programs that were to run out of funding. Still, the final continuing resolution that passed the House and Senate Saturday contained more health provisions than...

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