Advisory

Mar 22, 2020
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has introduced the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, (CARES/ S. 3548). This bill is the third large-scale congressional effort in response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
Mar 21, 2020
AHA, others urge President to immediately use Defense Production Act to increase domestic production of medical supplies. The AHA, American Medical Association and American Nurses Association this afternoon urged President Trump to immediately use the Defense Production Act to increase the domestic…
Mar 20, 2020
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell yesterday introduced the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, (S. 3548). The bill, also known as an economic stimulus package, is the third large-scale congressional effort in response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
Mar 19, 2020
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as well as other organizations, have released a number of new documents and other information related to COVID-19. This includes:
Mar 19, 2020
President Trump last night signed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (H.R. 6201), hours after the Senate overwhelming approved the legislation. The House of Representatives March 16 passed by unanimous consent a revised version of the bill that made technical corrections to the legislation…
Mar 17, 2020
The House of Representatives yesterday passed by unanimous consent a revised version of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (H.R. 6201) in response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The revisions made technical corrections to the legislation that the House passed March 14. See…
Mar 16, 2020
In response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the Joint Commission (TJC) said that beginning today, March 16, it will suspend all TJC surveying. The TJC has notified the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services of its decision and CMS has agreed, according to an email sent to…
Mar 16, 2020
Information on emergency declaration waivers, nursing homes, respirators, public charge determinations and new testing codes. The Centers for Medicare…
Mar 14, 2020
The House of Representatives today passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (H.R. 6201) in response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The Senate is expected to take it up soon.