Lawmakers Eye Health Workforce Scholarship Federal Match Legislation

By Bridget Early / March 23, 2023 at 1:51 PM
Stakeholders are urging the Senate health committee to consider scaling up a public-private scholarship match program as a federal solution to health care workforce shortages after state-level versions of the legislation garnered overwhelming bipartisan support. The federal legislation would incentivize states to adopt an existing model of the fund by offering Federal Medical Assistance Percentage (FMAP) bumps of around 10%, akin to those proposed in Sen. Bob Casey’s (D-PA) Better Care Better Jobs Act, and an expert on the legislation...

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