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HHS Announces New Funding to Support Community-Based COVID-19 Response

On April 19, HHS announced an investment of $150 million to community-based health care providers, supporting their response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The funding, made available through the Health Resources and Services Administration, will support approximately 100 Health Center Program look-alikes (LALs) to respond to and mitigate the spread of COVID-19, strengthen vaccination efforts and…

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C-TAC Weekly Policy Roundup: CMS Extends Primary Care First Cohort 2 Application Deadlines

Each week, C-TAC compiles the latest legislative and regulatory updates affecting the serious illness care field, combined with insider analysis from our policy experts. CMS Extends Primary Care First Cohort 2 Application Deadlines Biden Seeks More Funding for Home- and Community-Based Services in Budget Proposal Senate Finance Committee Holding Confirmation Hearing for Biden’s Nominee to…

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How Would You Spend $400 Billion?

A Note from C-TAC Executive Director Jon Broyles The Moonshot goal, to ensure a high quality of life for 12 million people with serious illness by 2030, was conceived as a way to think and collaborate creatively to advance community models. All around us, we are seeing once-in-a-generation windows open for long-term reform, from the…

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C-TAC Weekly Policy Roundup: New Survey Confirms COVID-19 Impact on Health Care Workers

Each week, C-TAC compiles the latest legislative and regulatory updates affecting the serious illness care field, combined with insider analysis from our policy experts. Here’s what you need to know for the week ahead:  Kaiser Family Foundation/Washington Post Survey Confirms Impact of COVID-19 on Health Care Workers CMMI Releases Helpful New Guide on the Hospice…

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C-TAC Weekly Policy Roundup: HHS to Expand Access to COVID-19 Vaccines for Older Adults, People with Disabilities

Each week, C-TAC compiles the latest legislative and regulatory updates affecting the serious illness care field, combined with insider analysis from our policy experts. Here’s what you need to know for the week ahead:  HHS to Expand Access to COVID-19 Vaccines for Older Adults and People with Disabilities New House Bill Would Establish Audio-Only Telehealth…

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C-TAC Weekly Policy Roundup: New Bill Seeks to Extend Medicare Sequester Moratorium

Each week, C-TAC compiles the latest legislative and regulatory updates affecting the serious illness care field, combined with insider analysis from our policy experts. Here’s what you need to know for the week ahead: New Bill Seeks to Extend Medicare Sequester Moratorium MedPAC Congressional Recommendations Include Limited Expansion and More Study of Telehealth Coverage, Payment…

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