Sens Support HCBS Funding, But Fate In Infrastructure Bill Uncertain

By Maya Goldman / June 10, 2021 at 6:40 PM
Congress should consider bipartisan policies to bolster home- and community-based services, Senate Finance Committee ranking Republican Mike Crapo (ID) said during a committee hearing on the HHS fiscal 2022 budget Thursday (June 10), but he is concerned that President Joe Biden’s proposal to invest $400 billion may come with labor reforms that could further harm the inpatient caregiving workforce. Crapo’s comment comes after Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME), one of the senators working on a bipartisan infrastructure deal, said during a...

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