HHS is allocating an additional $250 million in Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act money to help US health care systems treating COVID-19 patients

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  • Assembly Bill 2100 unanimously passed the Assembly Health Committee and the Appropriations Committee. California News
  • In an effort to further support you, MOASC would like your feedback on developing a California Clinical Trials network. MOASC News
  • HHS is allocating an additional $250 million in Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act money to help US health care systems treating COVID-19 patients. National News

Senate and Assembly leaders issued a joint budget proposal last week, unifying the Legislature against billions in cuts proposed by Gov. Gavin Newsom as a deadline looms to pass a spending plan for California. To read more click here and go to California News.

Medicare Fee-for-Service (FFS) Response to the Public Health Emergency on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Revised SE20011. The Secretary of the Department of Health & Human Services declared a public health emergency (PHE) in the entire United States on January 31, 2020. To read more click here and go to Noridian News.

In an effort to further support you, MOASC would like your feedback on developing a California Clinical Trials network. This would allow you to participate in various clinical trials without having to do all the work on your own, saving both time and money; while offering your patients access to potentially life-saving drugs. To read more click here and go to MOASC News.

A House bill would direct HHS to study whether greater use of telehealth during the coronavirus pandemic improved access and patient outcomes. The study would encompass overall telehealth usage, various types and modalities of telehealth services offered to patients and settings where telehealth was used. To read more click here and go to National News.

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June 9, 2020