House Passes Funding Extension As Year-End Bill Negotiations Continue

By Michelle M. Stein / December 9, 2020 at 7:29 PM
The House on Wednesday (Dec. 9) passed a one-week government funding extension as lawmakers continue to negotiate a potential COVID-19 relief package and stakeholders push to get their priorities, like a fix for pay cuts to certain physicians and a continued moratorium on the Medicare sequester, into an end-of-the-year bill. The continuing resolution extends government funding through Dec. 18 and extends several expiring health care provisions connected to the spending package until Dec. 19. McConnell recently called for a targeted...

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