The Children’s Hospitals Graduate Medical Education (CHGME) program is a vital investment in strengthening the pediatric workforce and access to care for children. As groups dedicated to protecting and advancing the health of America’s children, we thank you for your longstanding bipartisan support of CHGME and ask you to provide $400 million in FY 2020 funding for the program.
Bipartisan Legislation Would Increase the Number of Medicare-funded Residency Positions and Help Alleviate Physician Shortages
Bipartisan bills were recently introduced in both chambers of Congress to help alleviate the critical shortage of physicians.
Background The Balanced Budget Act of 1997 imposed caps on the number of residents for which each teaching hospital is eligible to receiv
Teaching hospitals train future health care professionals, conduct medical research and fulfill a distinct and vital role in delivering patient care. While…
Please contact your legislators and urge them to co-sponsor the Resident Physician Shortage Reduction Act of 2017 (S. 1301/H.R. 2267).