House CR Would Fund Health Extenders, Delay DSH Cuts Through Nov. 21

By Michelle M. Stein / September 18, 2019 at 10:03 PM
A package of so-called health extenders was tucked into the continuing resolution introduced in the House late Wednesday (Sept. 18) to avert a government shutdown Oct. 1. The short-term extenders provisions were negotiated by the Energy & Commerce and Ways & Means committees and would expire, along with the rest of the funding, on Nov. 22, according to House appropriators. E&C Chair Frank Pallone (D-NJ) and W&M Chair Richard Neal (D-MA) said the bill is a first step and longer-term...

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