US HB7004 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-1)
Status: Introduced on May 22 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-05-22 - Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Pending: House Energy And Commerce Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Save Our Rural Health Providers Act This bill requires a specific portion of the Public Health and Social Services Emergency Fund to be allocated to rural health care providers responding to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019). Specifically, the bill requires that at least 20% of future appropriations and the unobligated balance of prior appropriations to the fund relating to COVID-19 provider assistance be reserved for rural health care providers, with priority given to providers serving a high number of Medicare or Medicaid enrollees, elderly or other high-risk individuals, uninsured individuals, or areas with limited health infrastructure.

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Title

Save Our Rural Health Providers Act

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History

DateChamberAction
2020-05-22HouseReferred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
2020-05-22HouseIntroduced in House

Same As/Similar To

SB3823 (Same As) 2020-05-21 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

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