Law Alert: Additional COVID-19 Relief Legislation

“On December 21, 2020, Congress came to an agreement on additional COVID-19 relief, providing assistance to businesses and individuals. Among the many provisions of the over five-thousand page bill, are provisions relating to the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, stimulus payments to individuals, additional monies for the Paycheck Protection Program, and unemployment insurance supplements. Despite…

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MSSNY Urges Congress to go Back to Drawing Board on Surprise Bill Legislation

An Update from the American Medical Association (AMA): “On December 11, the House Ways and Means Committee issued an outline (attached) of that panel’s bipartisan proposal for addressing surprise medical bills.  Some details are vague and it could be after the holidays before we see legislative language.  Nonetheless, direct conversations and written material signal that…

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Take action: Tell Congress to support H.R. 8702

“As physicians continue to battle the worsening COVID-19 pandemic, the last thing they should have to worry about is cuts to their Medicare payments. Unfortunately, without Congressional action before January 1, 2021, that nightmare scenario will become reality. Under current law the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is required to make budget neutrality…

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Urge Congress to Prevent Huge Medicare Cuts!

“MSSNY has set up a grassroots letter for physicians to send to Senators Schumer and Gillibrand, as well as their respective member of Congress, to urge Congress to “waive budget neutrality” and prevent huge Medicare cuts from going forward. CLICK HERE to Urge Congress to Prevent Huge Medicare Cuts! (p2a.co)“

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Urge Congress to Prevent Huge Medicare Cuts!

The American Medical Association (AMA), together with several other national specialty societies, sent a letter to members of Congress urging action to prevent steep Medicare cuts to many specialties in 2021. This letter outlined support for expressing support for H.R. 8702, the “Holding Providers Harmless from Medicare Cuts During COVID-19 Act of 2020″.  CLICK HERE to…

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