Here at the Medicaid and the Law Blog, we spent part of our holiday break reading through the most recent COVID-19 relief package that was finally signed into law by President Trump amid a not-insignificant amount of drama. It was quite an undertaking; the new law is over 5,000 double-spaced pages. While much of the legislation is related specifically or more generally to COVID-19 and economic recovery,… More
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Medicaid and Non-Emergency Medical Transportation
On June 19, the House of Representatives passed the funding bill for the Department of Health and Human Services for fiscal year 2020. CMS is funded in this annual legislation and this funding bill is often a vehicle for Congress to express its support or displeasure for some of CMS’s activities during the year.
This year’s bill is no different. Section 239 of the legislation (H.R.… More