Rural Health Policy Update

Appropriations: On September 30, the final day of the fiscal 2021 calendar, Congress passed, and the President signed into law H.R. 5305, a continuing resolution (CR) that extends FY 2021 funding for all federal programs through December 3, 2021. By December 3,...

Rural Health Policy Update

NOSORH Submits Rural GME Letter to Congress:  On August 30, NOSORH joined a coalition of rural health partners in sending an endorsement letter for the Rural Physician Workforce Shortage Act to the Senate Finance and House Ways and Means Committee. The bill, S. 1893,...

Rural Health Policy Update

House Labor-HHS Advances:The House continues its annual push on passing fiscal 2022 spending bills ahead of the October 1 deadline. The full House is voting on the Labor-HHS spending bill this week, which is expected to pass narrowly. Included in the spending bill is...

Rural Health Policy Update

House Releases FY 22 Appropriations Schedule:When Congress returns from the Fourth of July Holiday, the House Appropriations Committee will vote on their fiscal year (FY) 2022 spending bill.  The Labor-HHS Subcommittee is scheduled to meet on July 12, where the bill...