Short-Term CR Carries Extenders Through March 8

By Jessica Karins, Amy Lotven / January 16, 2024 at 3:50 PM
Existing health care extenders would be prolonged, but no new health care items added, under the latest short-term continuing resolution (CR) congressional leaders have agreed to take up this week to keep the government open as they continue to hash out fiscal 2024 spending bills. The health care extenders -- which include funding for Community Health Centers, teaching hospitals and diabetes programs, and a delay of Medicaid cuts to disproportionate share hospitals -- that Congress had previously extended through Jan...

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