WASHINGTON, DC – Today Congresswoman Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08) joined her colleagues in the House in supporting the third bipartisan coronavirus relief package, the “Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act” (CARES Act). Rep. Schrier released the following statement about House passage:
ISSAQUAH, WA – Congresswoman Kim Schrier, M.D. (D-WA) and Congressman Phil Roe, M.D. (R-TN) have introduced H.R.6365, the Immediate Relief for Rural Facilities and Providers Act of 2020. As COVID-19 puts more of a burden on local health care systems, rural hospitals will need financial support in order to keep serving their communities.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08) today led the full Washington delegation in sending a letter to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) urging “quick consideration” of Washington state’s 1135 waivers that were submitted on Sunday.