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Rep. McMorris Rodgers and Sen. Burr Oppose Additional $3 Billion for HRSA’s Uninsured Program
On Feb. 22, Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) and Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC) wrote to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Xavier Becerra regarding the Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) uninsured program, which is used to reimburse providers for COVID-19 testing, treatments and vaccines to individuals without health insurance. Rep. McMorris Rodgers and Sen. Burr noted that Congress has already allocated $18.3 billion for this program through the provider relief fund, and stated that they oppose the Biden administration’s request for an additional $3 billion.
The full letter can be found here.
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