US HB6426 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 8-0)
Status: Introduced on March 31 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-03-31 - Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Pending: House Energy And Commerce Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish a program under which loans shall be made to certain health care organizations to assist such organizations with anticipated revenue loss or higher operating costs as a result of the COVID-19 emergency, and for other purposes. This bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services to provide low-interest loans to eligible health care organizations that anticipate revenue losses or higher operating costs due to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) emergency. The bill provides appropriations for this purpose. Eligible organizations include but are not limited to hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, and physician practices that participate in the Medicare or Medicaid program.

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Title

To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish a program under which loans shall be made to certain health care organizations to assist such organizations with anticipated revenue loss or higher operating costs as a result of the COVID-19 emergency, and for other purposes.

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History

DateChamberAction
2020-03-31HouseReferred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
2020-03-31HouseIntroduced in House

Same As/Similar To

HB6379 (Related) 2020-03-23 - Referred to the Committee on Appropriations, and in addition to the Committees on the Budget, and Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.

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