President Biden March 24 signed legislation funding the rest of the federal government through Sept. 30, including Department of Health and Human Services programs. The legislation, which cleared the Senate early Saturday, omits site-neutral and hospital price transparency provisions previously under discussion. It extends through fiscal year 2024 the Conrad 30 waiver program, which waives the foreign residence requirement for physicians holding J-1 visas who agree to stay in the U.S. for three years to practice in federally designated underserved areas; and rescinds $4.3 billion in COVID-19 funding from the American Rescue Plan Act that was never obligated.  

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