AHA Expresses Support for H.R. 315, the Medicare Sequester COVID Moratorium Act

February 1, 2021

The AHA today voiced support for the Medicare Sequester COVID Moratorium Act (H.R. 315), legislation that would eliminate Medicare sequester cuts during the COVID-19 public health emergency. The current moratorium on a 2% cut to all Medicare payments expires March 31, but many hospitals and other providers continue to experience significant financial challenges.    

Related Resources

Action Alert
Congress and the Biden Administration continue to prepare legislative language for a roughly $1.2 trillion infrastructure package as part of an agreement…
Fact Sheets
The mission of each and every hospital in America is to serve the health care needs of the people in its community 24 hours a day, seven days a week. But,…
Special Bulletin
The House of Representatives tonight voted 384-38 to pass a bill that, among other health care provisions, would eliminate the 2% across-the-board cut to all…
Advancing Health Podcast
Dr. Hochman was joined in March by Alvin Hoover, CEO of King’s Daughters Medical Center in Brookhaven, Miss., who is serving on the front lines of rural health…
AHA shares initial recommendations for priorities to include in infrastructure legislative package.
Special Bulletin
Summary of legislation passed by the Senate to extend the sequestration moratorium beyond April 1, 2021.