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HEROES Act to Restore Medicaid Benefits to COFA

Senate Must Address Lack of Resources on Language Access WASHINGTON, DC — Today, the House of Representatives passed the second stimulus bill focused on aiding families in the U.S. during the COVID-19 pandemic. The HEROES Act (also referred to as the CARES 2 Act) will continue to provide stimulus payments to eligible recipients. The Act also restores…

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APIAHF, NHeLP, and AAPCHO Section 1557 Language Access Memo to OMB

Memo

Since the passage of the Affordable Care Act in 2010, Section 1557, known as the Health Care Rights Law, has offered critical protections in civil rights and health care for several protected groups. In promulgating the Final Rule in 2016, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (HHS OCR) went…

APIAHF Letter to Congressional Leaders on COFA and COVID-19

Letter

I am writing you, as you develop the highly needed next phases of COVID-19 response legislation, to ask that you include in it the bipartisan Covering Our FAS Allies Act (COFA Act, H.R. 4821 and S.2218). We appreciate that the Take Responsibility for Workers and Families Act (H.R. 6379) did include this measure, though we…