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Podcast: Exploring the Future of Health Care Policy After COVID-19

David Skorton, MD, AAMC president and CEO, talks with Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) and Rep. Donna Shalala (D-Fla.) about how health care policy will change.

AAMC, Higher Ed Groups Seek Research Relief Funding in Future COVID-19 Package

The AAMC joined higher education groups in a May 27 letter to Senate leadership urging at least $26 billion in emergency supplemental relief funding.

AAMC, Friends of VA Urge Supplemental Funds for VA Research to Combat COVID-19

The AAMC joined a FOVA letter urging Congress to provide supplemental funds for VA research to combat COVID-19.

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AAMC Submits Joint Letter to EPA Opposing Proposed Rule on Scientific Research

The AAMC submitted a joint letter opposing the EPA’s supplemental notice of proposed rule-making on scientific research.

GAO Announces MedPAC Appointments

GAO announces new MedPAC appointments.

HRSA Releases Notice of Funding Opportunity for FY 2021 CHGME Payment Program

The HRSA released a notice of funding opportunity for the FY 2021 CHGME Payment Program.

AAMC Joins Hospital Groups on Liability Protections for Front-line Providers

The AAMC joined eight other health care groups in sending a letter to congressional leadership on liability protections for front-line providers.

Health Officials Testify on Safe COVID-19 Reopening Measures

Administration officials testify before Senate HELP Committee on reopening amid COVID-19.

AAMC Submits Letter to CMS on Future of Telehealth Flexibilities

AAMC submits letter to CMS administrator on telehealth flexibilities following COVID-19 public health emergency.

Bipartisan Letter Urges Congress to Protect 340B Eligibility During COVID-19

Bipartisan members urge Congress to allow temporary flexibility for hospitals to maintain 340B eligibility during the COVID-19 pandemic.

CMS Releases FY 2021 IPPS Proposed Rule

CMS released its FY 2021 IPPS proposed rule, which details hospital payment and quality proposals for FY 2021.

AAMC Joins Hospital Groups on Liability Protections for Front-line Providers

The AAMC joined eight other health care groups in sending a letter to congressional leadership on liability protections for front-line providers.

AAMC Endorses Bill That Provides Loan Relief for COVID-19 Front-line Workers

Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) introduced legislation that would forgive all graduate student loans for health care workers fighting COVID-19.

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Scheduled hearings and meetings related to academic medicine

AAMC Press Conferences on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

David Skorton, MD, president and CEO of the AAMC, hosted a virtual press conference on academic medicine’s response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.