Tag: covid-19

Medicaid Redeterminations

The Department of Health and Human Services extended the current COVID-19 public health emergency was extended for an additional 90 days and now is expected to extend until at least mid-July. Today, our discussion focuses on the issue of Medicaid ...

Congress is Back and Has a Lot To Do

Congress is back from a two week recess and has a lot to address in the healthcare space, including supplemental funding for COVID-19 relief, possible agreement on a new version of Build Back Better, the User Fee Agreements, and more. Debbie Curti...

Advocacy in Medicare Rules to Expand COVID-19 Test Kits

Millions of Medicare "Part B" enrollees will be able to get up to eight free at-home tests per month at participating drug stores — a change to Medicare rules that previously didn't allow coverage of over-the-counter tests. Amy Kelbick, Meg Gill...

At Home COVID-19 Test Kits

Across the country, the recent coronavirus surge is driving an increase in demands for diagnostic tests, including at-home tests. The Biden administration recently announced that Americans can now order a limited number of free at-home COVID-19 te...

The Clock Is Running Out to Fund the Government

Last week, The White House rolled out its 96-page strategy to move to the next phase of the COVID pandemic and prepare the nation for future outbreaks. This new vision along with the escalating fighting in Ukraine is shaping the debate on funding our...