Dear Association Executives - Despite reports of an agreement on the latest coronavirus stimulus package, the Senate remains deep into negotiations over the bill's details. The situation remains fluid, but we want to provide you with an update on what we know as of 6pm today, bearing in mind that all of these draft provisions are still subject to change. We do not know when we will see final language, but will provide further updates as we know more. Stay tuned for more information and don't hesitate to let us know if you have questions. APPROPRIATIONS:
The latest draft we have seen includes new funding for health care providers to address the impact of COVID-19. These include:
The draft also include many policy changes designed to support employers and expand access to care. The National Council continues to analyze these sections and will provide further updates.
WHAT'S NOT IN THE BILL…YET:
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National Council for Behavioral Health
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Vice President, Public Policy