Senate GOP Proposes Hospital Surge Funding, Falls Short Of Demands

By Chelsea Cirruzzo, Emily Martin / March 22, 2020 at 9:31 PM
The Senate GOP stimulus coronavirus package includes an additional $75 billion in surge funding for hospitals, falling short of the $100 billion in funding sought by the hospital lobby. The bill, however, failed to pass a procedural cloture bill on Sunday evening (March 22). The GOP package includes the Senate Appropriations Committee’s proposed $75 billion in hospital surge funding for hospitals, as well as an $88 billion public health and social services emergency fund. Federation of American Hospitals President and...

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